Watch the Mcintosh Apple tree grow right before your eyes to 15-20 feet tall and become laced with delicious, mouth-watering apples in the fall. McIntosh apples are a classic favorite amongst apple connoisseurs. This tart-sweet apple is a favorite for eating fresh, baking, and making applesauce. Firm, crisp and juicy, these apples have a sweet and tart flavor that pairs nicely with cheese and other apples.
McIntosh apples are large, round apples with a bright red and green skin. The flesh is creamy white with a juicy texture and sweet-tart flavor. They are great for eating fresh, baking, and making applesauce. They also make a flavorful addition to salads, pies and other desserts.
McIntosh apples are generally a hardy apple variety, and can be grown in a wide range of hardiness zones. They thrive in full sun and well-draining soil, and need to be watered regularly during the summer months. Pruning should be done in the winter months when the tree is dormant. With full sun and 5-10 gallons of water, they are generally ready
for harvest in late September or early October.
McIntosh apples are an excellent choice for the home orchard. They are relatively easy to grow, and require minimal maintenance. They are pest and disease resistant, and can provide a delicious harvest for many years to come.