|Content||Malus 'McIntosh' - Apple, McIntosh
McIntosh Apple is not only a lovely tree but provides delicious apples early in the season. One would look enticing anywhere in your landscape where you’re able to watch the daily developing of your bright red apple harvest. Your McIntosh Apple Tree is best known for its sumptuous fruit. Its brilliant scarlet skin, thin and smooth to the touch, creates the perfect, crisp crunch when bitten into. The pink-streaked, white flesh is both juicy and tart, prized for a variety of culinary uses.
As if the exceptional harvest weren’t enough, your McIntosh Apple Tree is also sure to be a decorative addition to your yard. No landscape is complete without a spring infusion of delicate apple blossoms in mid-April. The scent and sight of the dainty flowers is sure to create a strong lure to pollinators, who will flock to your yard to enjoy the display. As the apples begin to develop, you’ll enjoy watching as your fruit transitions into red, decorative balls amid the vibrant green leaves.
The McIntosh apple tree is a heavy producer of small to medium sized apples that ripen early, In fact, your apples will be ready for harvest in mid-September and persist into early winter. The tree is cold hardy and party self-fruitful. If a pollinator is desired however, Red Delicious, Gala or any other apple tree will do well. It’s quite simply a hardy tree that will require little care from you but provide an early harvest of wonderful fruit every year.
* Outstanding, early fruit
* Heavy producing
* Hardy tree
Botanical Name: Malus 'McIntosh'
Mature Height: Semi-Dwarf: 15-20'
Mature Spread: 5 - 8 feet
Soil Type: Well Drained
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Growth Rate: Medium
Flower Color: White
Fruiting Time: 3 - 5 years||Pembina Plum
Pembina plum is ovate and pointed, its flesh is yellow, juicy and sweet. Its skin is red with a bluish bloom, acidic and thick. It is a mid to large size plum and it has a good flavor. It is half-freestone, which facilitates a bit the preparation in cooking. 'Pembina' plum is a good choice for dessert, and it is fair for cooking and canning.
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- Exposure:Full Sun
Red - 'Burbank' x (P. salicina x 'Wolf'). A very attractive red plum with a golden blush. Released by the University of Minnesota in 1942. Sweet, juicy, yellow flesh with excellent quality. Immense sized red fruit. Good for fresh use, jam and jelly. Very hardy, ripens in August and a heavy yielder. Needs cross pollination by another red variety. Very hardy.
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- Exposure: Full Sun
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|Malus 'Norland' Apple
Medium-sized egg-shaped red fruit, slightly ribbed. Cream tinged green flesh. Good for eating fresh and cooking, stores well. Very hardy variety for the prairies, produces heavily annually. An early season ripening apple that requires a pollinator. Pick before fully mature. A 1979 Morden Research Station, Manitoba.
Water Needs: Moderate
Foliage Color: Green
Flower Attributes: Showy Flowers
Landscape Uses: Specimen
Light Needs: Full Sun
Plant Types: Tree
Flower Colors: Pink, White
Flower Seasons: Spring
Growth Habits: Round, Upright||Gala Apple
Malus sylvestris 'Gala'
One of the most widely-grown apple varieties, the Gala matures to a bright overall red color, with bold red stripes over a yellow background. It is aromatic, with a sweet, slightly tart flavor. The fruit is firm and juicy, ripens early and stores very well - up to six months. Great for eating and cooking. Needs a pollinator. Hardy to -30°F
|Fruit Tree Size • Dwarf, SemiDwarf or Standard (availability)
||SEMI-DWARF FRUIT TREE (mature height ± 15-20'), STANDARD FRUIT TREE (mature height >25')
|USDA Hardiness Zone
||4, 5, 6, 7
||Malus 'Haralred'- HARALRED APPLE
The Haralred Apple produces a medium sized, deep red fruit. This crisp apple has a white, firm, juicy, crisp flesh with a tart flavor. This apple tree is hardy and fire blight resistant. These apples are great for cooking and stores well. This apple tree is a standard size, which is around 20-25' tall x 25-' wide. A standard fruit tree produces around 10-20 bushels of apples in its lifetime.
Bloom Time: May
Color: Green, Red, White
Plant Size: 20-25' tall x 25' wide
Flower Color: White
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil Conditions: Normal, Sandy, Clay, Acidic, Dry
Low Maintenance: No
Deer Resistant: No
Attracts Butterflies: No
Attracts Bees: Yes
Attracts Birds: No
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