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Britemac apple

Good McIntosh type. Large and attractive, brightly colored and the best for eating. Sweet, juicy, crisp, white flesh.

USDA identification images for Britemac

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Parents and other ancestors of this variety

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    United States


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: (Melba, McIntosh) x (Kildare, Langford Beauty)
    • Originates from: United States
    • Introduced: 1934
    • Developed by: Prof. M.A. Blake, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, USA
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1974-049


    • Country of origin: United States
    • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949


    • Gardening skill: Average
    • Flowering group: 5
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer

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    The following orchards grow Britemac:

    United States


    • Cedar-Apple Rust  
      Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
      Rated as resistant - control only needed under high disease pressure.

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