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McIntosh Apple Tree

McIntosh Apple Tree

The World's Favorite Apple

Cold-hardy native of Canada. Round, red, mildly tart fruit has a soft texture when cooked. Gives apple sauce and cider a spicy kick; bakes up juicy and tender. Ripens in mid Sept.
  • Zone 4 - 6 (-20° F.)
  • Height 25 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Light Requirements Full Sun.
This item ships in Spring.
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  • 08013
  • Standard 2-4 ft.-1 tree
  • $29.99
  • 08009
  • Standard Deluxe-1 tree per offer
  • $36.99
  • 72191
  • Li'l-BIG 2-3 ft.-1 tree
  • $41.99
  • 73988
  • Li'l-BIG Deluxe-1 tree per offer
  • $51.99

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Malus X 'McIntosh'
  • Height: 25 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Spacing: 20 feet for standard, 6 - 8 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Depth: Plant the graft 2 inches above soil.
  • Spread: 25 feet for standard, 4 - 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Deep green foliage.
  • Blooms: April
  • Form: Deciduous. Rounded.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist soil, organic.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate. 1 - 2 fee per year.
  • Pruning: Remove any suckers coming from the rootstock. Remove any crossed , crowed or inward growing limbs, Late Winter or very early Spring.
  • Fruit: Medium to large, bright red fruit. Very tender with thin skin.
  • Pollinator: Jonathan, Grimes, Gala, Goldrush, Liberty, Pixie Crunch, Sundance.
  • Yield: Approximately 5 - 10 bushels at maturity for standard, 1/2 bushel for Li'l BIG.
  • Comments :
    Sweet crisp, white flesh. A good all-around apple. Resistant to cedar-apple rust and fireblight. Small-cored apple. Tart, spicy flavor. Keeps well in January in chilled storage. Partially self-fruitful but produces better with another variety.SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: APPLE TREES ARE GRAFTED. MIX GENEROUS AMOUNTS OF ORGANIC MATERIAL 15-18 INCHES INTO SOIL BEFORE PLANTING. SEEDS ARE A GOOD INDICATOR OF RIPENESS, WHITE IF FRUIT IS IMMATURE & BROWN WHEN FRUIT IS RIPE. FRUIT SHOULD PART FROM THE STEM EASILY AS WELL. IF STORING OVER WINTER, SELECT BURISE & BLEMISH FREE FRUIT. WATER TREES DEEPLY IN HOT,DRY,WINDY WEATHER. AFTER 1ST YEAR, FERTILIZE W/ 12-12-12; 1 LB. PER TREE. FEED IN EARLY SPRING BEFORE NEW GROWTH STARTS. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO NOT OVER FERTILIZE; AVOID HIGH NITROGEN FERTILIZERS. USPP = UNITED STATES PLANT PATENT PRI = VARIETIES WHICH ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR DISEASE RESISTANCE, RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Sweet Potatoes Bareroot Roses Tomatoes & Peppers Large Bareroots  Potatoes  Tender Annuals Onion Plants All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/22 - 6/8 4/17 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 4/3 - 6/22 3/27 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 4/10 - 5/11 5/1 - 6/22
4B 5/22 - 6/8 4/17 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 4/3 - 6/22 3/27 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 4/3 - 5/11 5/1 - 6/22
5A 5/15 - 6/8 4/3 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 3/20 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/27 - 5/11 4/3 - 6/22
5B 5/1 - 6/8 3/20 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 3/6 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/27 - 5/11 3/20 - 6/22
6A 5/1 - 6/8 3/6 - 6/1 4/23 - 6/1 3/6 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/6 - 5/11 3/6 - 6/22
6B 5/1 - 6/8 3/6 - 6/1 4/23 - 6/1 3/6 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/27 - 5/11 3/6 - 6/22
7A 5/1 - 6/8 2/27 - 6/1 4/23 - 6/1 2/13 - 6/22 2/27 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/11 2/27 - 6/22
7B 5/1 - 6/8 2/27 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 6/22 2/27 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 2/13 - 5/11 2/27 - 6/22
8A & B 4/24 - 6/8 2/20 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/25 2/20 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 1/30 - 5/11 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 4/24 - 6/8 1/23 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/25 2/13 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11 2/13 - 5/25
10A & B 4/17 - 6/8 1/23 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/25 2/13 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11 2/13 - 5/25
Last Order Date 6/4/2018 5/28/2018 5/28/2018 1A-7B: 6/18/2018
8A-10B: 5/21/2018
6/11/2018 6/4/2018 5/7/2018 1A-7B: 6/18/2018
8A-10B: 5/21/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Malus X 'McIntosh'
  • Height: 25 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Spacing: 20 feet for standard, 6 - 8 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Depth: Plant the graft 2 inches above soil.
  • Spread: 25 feet for standard, 4 - 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Color: White blossoms.
  • Foliage: Deep green foliage.
  • Blooms: April
  • Form: Deciduous. Rounded.
  • Flower Form: Yes.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist soil, organic.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate. 1 - 2 fee per year.
  • Pruning: Remove any suckers coming from the rootstock. Remove any crossed , crowed or inward growing limbs, Late Winter or very early Spring.
  • Fruit: Medium to large, bright red fruit. Very tender with thin skin.
  • Pollinator: Jonathan, Grimes, Gala, Goldrush, Liberty, Pixie Crunch, Sundance.
  • Yield: Approximately 5 - 10 bushels at maturity for standard, 1/2 bushel for Li'l BIG.
  • Comments :
    Sweet crisp, white flesh. A good all-around apple. Resistant to cedar-apple rust and fireblight. Small-cored apple. Tart, spicy flavor. Keeps well in January in chilled storage. Partially self-fruitful but produces better with another variety.SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS: APPLE TREES ARE GRAFTED. MIX GENEROUS AMOUNTS OF ORGANIC MATERIAL 15-18 INCHES INTO SOIL BEFORE PLANTING. SEEDS ARE A GOOD INDICATOR OF RIPENESS, WHITE IF FRUIT IS IMMATURE & BROWN WHEN FRUIT IS RIPE. FRUIT SHOULD PART FROM THE STEM EASILY AS WELL. IF STORING OVER WINTER, SELECT BURISE & BLEMISH FREE FRUIT. WATER TREES DEEPLY IN HOT,DRY,WINDY WEATHER. AFTER 1ST YEAR, FERTILIZE W/ 12-12-12; 1 LB. PER TREE. FEED IN EARLY SPRING BEFORE NEW GROWTH STARTS. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO NOT OVER FERTILIZE; AVOID HIGH NITROGEN FERTILIZERS. USPP = UNITED STATES PLANT PATENT PRI = VARIETIES WHICH ARE KNOWN FOR THEIR DISEASE RESISTANCE, RESTRICTED STATES, AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.
Shipping Schedule

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

All plant items will be shipped to arrive at the proper planting time (depending on climatic conditions) for your area of the country.

We will pack and ship your order based on the following schedule:

Spring 2018 Shipping Schedule
  Zones   Sweet Potatoes Bareroot Roses Tomatoes & Peppers Large Bareroots  Potatoes  Tender Annuals Onion Plants All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 5/22 - 6/8 4/17 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 4/3 - 6/22 3/27 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 4/10 - 5/11 5/1 - 6/22
4B 5/22 - 6/8 4/17 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 4/3 - 6/22 3/27 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 4/3 - 5/11 5/1 - 6/22
5A 5/15 - 6/8 4/3 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 3/20 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/27 - 5/11 4/3 - 6/22
5B 5/1 - 6/8 3/20 - 6/1 5/14 - 6/1 3/6 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/27 - 5/11 3/20 - 6/22
6A 5/1 - 6/8 3/6 - 6/1 4/23 - 6/1 3/6 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/6 - 5/11 3/6 - 6/22
6B 5/1 - 6/8 3/6 - 6/1 4/23 - 6/1 3/6 - 6/22 3/6 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/27 - 5/11 3/6 - 6/22
7A 5/1 - 6/8 2/27 - 6/1 4/23 - 6/1 2/13 - 6/22 2/27 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/11 2/27 - 6/22
7B 5/1 - 6/8 2/27 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 6/22 2/27 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 2/13 - 5/11 2/27 - 6/22
8A & B 4/24 - 6/8 2/20 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/25 2/20 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 1/30 - 5/11 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 4/24 - 6/8 1/23 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/25 2/13 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11 2/13 - 5/25
10A & B 4/17 - 6/8 1/23 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/1 2/13 - 5/25 2/13 - 6/15 4/2 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11 2/13 - 5/25
Last Order Date 6/4/2018 5/28/2018 5/28/2018 1A-7B: 6/18/2018
8A-10B: 5/21/2018
6/11/2018 6/4/2018 5/7/2018 1A-7B: 6/18/2018
8A-10B: 5/21/2018

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

*Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items July through August.

Shipping Notes:
Orders for gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection. The type of product you order or the weather in our area or yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the 48 contiguous states.

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