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McIntosh Apple

Nothing evokes Fall better than the aromatic fragrance of McIntosh apples. People have enjoyed this apple since 1811 when John McIntosh discovered the first seedling. McIntosh apples grow particularly well in New York's cool climate!

What's It Like?

  • Sweet with a tart tang
  • Very juicy
  • Tender, white flesh

Best Uses

  • Excellent for eating and sauce
  • Good for salads and pies

Special Hint

  • McIntosh's tender flesh cooks down quickly. Add a thickener if making a pie.


  • September through June

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