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Mairac® apple

A modern Swiss apple, derived from Gala and Maigold and released in 2002.

USDA identification images for Mairac

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

    Visitor reviews

    • 15 Apr 2019  SURREY, United Kingdom
      A lovely taste. Very similar to Cox but better now that Cox is mass produced

    Tree register

    We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet. If you have a Mairac tree you can register it here.


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Gala and Maigold
    • Originates from: Contheny, Switzerland
    • Introduced: 2002
    • Developed by: Eidg. Forschungsanstalt Changins


    • Country of origin: Switzerland


    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Food uses: Eating fresh


    • Flowering group: 2
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Slightly small
    • Precocity: Precocious
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile


    • Climate suitability: Warm climates

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