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Mairac® apple

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

Visitor reviews

  • 15 Apr 2019  Hugh,  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.


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Gala and Maigold
  • Originates from: Contheny, Switzerland
  • Introduced: 2002
  • Developed by: Eidg. Forschungsanstalt Changins
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2020


  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more


  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Slightly small
  • Precocity: Precocious


  • Climate suitability: Warm climates

Also known as

  • Flamboyante

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


  • Scab  - Some susceptibility
  • Mildew  - Some susceptibility

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.

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