Hampshire™ Mac

Hampshire™ Mac

A McIntosh-type apple discovered by Erick Leadbeater of Contoocook, New Hampshire. The fruit is 90 percent red and very firm with a crisp, juicy texture. Ripening two to three weeks later than conventional McIntosh, Hampshire™ Mac provides the opportunity to extend the McIntosh season. It performs well in southern growing districts as well and the tree exhibits very little fruit drop.

Propagated Rootstocks:
Bud 9, Bud 9 / EMLA 111, EMLA 7, G-11, G-935


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Maturity Chart

Use this list to help choose fruit trees which yield fruit at different times throughout the season. (Harvest dates are approximate for south central PA. Adjust accordingly for other locations.)

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About Rootstock

Rootstocks are plants with pre-established root systems onto which a cutting or a bud from another plant is grafted, allowing for control of vigor and/or disease-resistant abilities.

Rootstock Chart

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Pollination Charts

Many fruit tree varieties are not self-fertile. In order to have successful pollination, it may be necessary to have two different varieties of tree.

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