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Maclean's Favourite apple

A high quality late-season dessert apple with a rich sweet-sharp flavour. The tree is a heavy cropper but can be disease-prone.

Maclean's Favourite identification images

USDA identification images for Maclean's Favourite

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.

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    United Kingdom

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Unknown
    • Introduced: 1820
    • Developed by: Dr Allan Maclean

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 5

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United Kingdom

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



    References

    • The Fruit Manual
      Author: Hogg
      A very excellent dessert apple, abundant bearer, delicate grower.

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