McIntosh Apple

Hardiness Zones: 3 - 7
Average shipping height: 1'-3'
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  • Potted - 1 gallon container
    Member Price $39.99
    Reg. Price $49.99
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McIntosh apple trees were discovered by chance in 1811 when John McIntosh was clearing land on his farm. This apple is a large, bright red fruit with a sweet taste. When the apples ripen in the fall, you can enjoy them fresh or use them for cider to keep yourself warm all winter.

  •      Bears in three to five years
  •      Ripens in September and October
  •      Self-pollinates
The McIntosh Apple Grows in zones 3 - 7

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Scientific Name

Malus domestica ‘McIntosh’

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Sun Preference

Full Sun

Soil Preference

Moist, Well Drained

Wildlife Value

Apples are eaten by a variety of birds and mammals. The leaves and branches are browsed. The trees can be destroyed by rodents and rabbits girdling the stem or trunk. The nectar and/or pollen provides nutrition for bees in early to late spring.

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