The McIntosh apple is likely a cross between Fameuse and the Detroit Red. It originates from St. Lawrence Valley, Canada and is the national apple of Canada. It was introduced in the 1820s. It is small to medium in size and round with a short stem. It has red with hints of green, thick skin that is also tender and easy to peel. Its white flesh sometimes has accents of green or pink.
- Eating fresh
- Apple Sauce
- Apple Butter
When are McIntosh Apples in Season?
McIntosh apples are available in fall and early winter.