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Apple 'McIntosh'

Malus domestica

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McIntosh is a popular variety of Apple, which belongs to the Malus genus (Malus domestica 'McIntosh'). This variety is a Fruit that typically grows as an Perennial, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of three years or more. McIntosh is known for growing to a height of approximately 162.50 feet (that's 50.00 metres in metric).

McIntosh Apple needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.

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How to grow McIntosh

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that McIntosh is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with McIntosh are Zone 3 and Zone 8.

Growing McIntosh from seed

Transplanting McIntosh

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as McIntosh is a hardy plant.

Harvesting McIntosh