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Grafted Apples

Macoun

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McIntosh x Jersey Black. Size and shape like McIntosh; more striped with deeper red coloring. Dark purplish red blush over green background. Firm, aromatic, white flesh. High quality, all purpose, dessert apple. Good for local markets, not for shipping. Medium size, vigorous, hardy, spur type, productive tree. Upright habit; needs training to develop a spreading top. Must thin to maintain fruit size and annual bearing. Very resistant to fire blight. Blooms late. Ripens late September to early October in Truchas. Requires 600 hours of chilling. Hardy to zone 4. Developed at the Geneva Station. Introduced in 1923.

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