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Pollination group:


Identification: Medium size. Oblong conic. The base colour is green over which is a maroon wash covering the sun exposed surfaces. Light coloured lenticels. The eye is small and tightly closed, set in a deep and narrow, ribbed basin. The stem is medium length and slender, set in a deep and narrow, russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, coarse?grained, soft. very sweet. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Origins: — McIntosh x Forest,’ Ottario, Canada, introduced, 1932

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Ready for harvest in the middle of the FOURTH period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group B Day 7


Pollination group: B

Pollination day: 7