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Mac Free
Origin: Canada - 1974 Ripens: Late September Zone: 4 - 6
Uses: Baking, Eating, Pies, Sauce
A new, disease-resistant variation of McIntosh.
Origin: Geneva, New York 1950 (McIntosh x Jersey Black) Ripens: Sept/Oct Zone: 3 - 6
A McIntosh type apple, dark red and medium in size. Flesh is white, richly flavored, aromatic with very excellent fresh eating quality. One of the best mid- season apples. Keeps well. Drops quite a few before they are ripe.
Maidens Blush
Origin: New York 1817 Ripens: Aug/Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Beautiful apple of pale lemon-yellow color with crimson blush. Flesh is white, sprightly, quality good. Tree is an excellent grower, comes into bearing young. Dependable producer.
Origin: Switzerland 1944 Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
Rich, sweet-sharp taste, slightly honeyed, mellowing to a citrus taste in storage. Crisp, pale yellow flesh, slightly breaking. Very vigorous growth with somewhat weeping habit. A heavy cropper.
Origin: England 1800s Ripens: Late November Zone: 4 - 6
Uses: Cider
A medium sized, full bittersweet cider apple. Skin is green with red blushing. Very vigorous tree.
Origin: Vermont - 1860 Ripens: Late September Zone: 3 - 7
Uses: Eating
Yellow fruit with pretty red blush. Excellent eating with sweet aftertaste. Parent to many of the apples out of the University of Minnesota including Honeycrisp.
Mancurian Crab
Origin: Ripens: Zone: 3 - 6
Manitoba Spy
Origin: Ripens: Mid October Zone: 3 - 6
Uses: Baking, Cider, Eating, Sauce
A medium sized apple with yellow/green skin and semi-sweet, white flesh. Trees are vigorous growers and usually are heavy producers.
Origin: Manitoba 1929 Ripens: July Zone: 3 - 6
Medium to large, summer apple. Amber fruit washed with red. Juicy, tender, aromatic, white flesh. Sweet and juicy with pleasing flavor. High quality. Excellent for fresh eating. Upright, productive tree grows vigorously. In some seasons, such as early and excessive heat, breakdown is a problem.
Origin: France 1750 Ripens: Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Medium to small, slightly conical fruit. Orangish red skin with dark red stripes over gold russet patches. Always russeted on one side. Firm, sugary, yellow flesh. Intensely flavored, rich, aromatic, deep cream flesh. One of the best flavored. Moderately vigorous.
Origin: Ripens: Zone: 4 - 6
Marlin Stephens
Origin: Montana Ripens: Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Large, juicy, red and yellow apple that is good for dessert.
Marshall McIntosh
Origin: Massachusetts Ripens: September Zone: 3 - 6
Uses: Baking, Eating, Pies, Sauce
A varienty of McIntosh that ripens earlier.
McGhee's Seedling
Origin: Oregon Ripens: November Zone: 4 - 7
Uses: Baking, Sauce
A very large, green apple with some red blushing.
Origin: 1870 by John McIntosh of Ontario, Canada Ripens: September - Oct Zone: 4 - 7
Uses: Baking, Eating, Pies, Sauce
Nearly solid bright red skin and flesh that is juicy and flavorful. A very good all purpose apple and heavy bearing have made this variety popular with home and commercial orchardists alike.
Medaille d'Or
Origin: France 1800s Ripens: Sept - Nov Zone: 4 - 6
Uses: Cider
A small to medium sized, full bittersweet cider apple with russeted yellow and orange skin.
Origin: Ohio 1944 (Jonathan x Delicious) Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
Large, homely fruit with yellowish-green skin streaked red with russet spots. The flesh is firm, coarse, sweet, juicy and creamy white. One of the best keepers of all time, whose flavor improves in storage. Very good for pie and baking. Should be grown in full sun for best quality, susceptible to scab.
Mertons Russet
Origin: England 1921 Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
Cinnamon russet over gold. Sweet-sharp taste with yellow flesh.
Origin: New Hampshire - 1800's Ripens: Late October Zone: 3 - 5
Uses: Baking, Eating, Pies, Salads
A large, pale yellow apple with some red blushes. The white with some yellow flesh is coarse, juicy and tart. A good keeper.
Milo Gibson
Origin: Ripens: Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Red and yellow fruit. A fine tasting apple with unique licorice flavor.
Origin: New York 1932 Ripens: July/Aug Zone: 4 - 7
Similar to McIntosh. Great for sauce.
Origin: Russia Ripens: Oct Zone: 3 - 6
Yellow, red-stripped apple. Tart flavored apple that is good for cider and cooking.
Minkler Molasses
Origin: Illinois - 1865 Ripens: Late October Zone: 2 - 2
Uses: Baking, Eating, Pies, Sauce
Medium sized apple that is uniform in shape. Skin has a pinkish red blush and splashes of dark red. The flesh is greenish, crisp, juicy and aromatic.
Minnesota 1734
Origin: Ripens: Oct/Nov Zone: 3 - 6
Bronze russet fruit. Hard, yellow flesh. Rich flavor. Makes excellent tasting cider. Annual producer of heavy crops
Origin: Ripens: Aug Zone: 3 - 6
A very good to excellent early apple ripening 4 weeks earlier than Red Delicious. Fruits are large to very large, conical in shape with a pinkish red color. Has an exceptionally pleasing aftertaste. This quality can be maintained in storage for at least 10 weeks under refrigeration. Somewhat delinquent in bearing and a tendency toward biannual bearing are its chief faults. Growth habit is moderately vigorous and spreading. One of the easiest to train. Very good to eat fresh, in sauce or pies.
Morden 359
Origin: Manitoba Ripens: August Zone: 2 - 5
Uses: Pies, Sauce
Wealth x Melba. Large, juicy, red fruit. Keeps until January.
Morden 363
Origin: Manitoba, Canada Ripens: September Zone: 3 - 6
Uses: Eating, Pies, Sauce
Haralson x Melba. Large fruit, less colored than Morden 359. Mildly acid. Fully ripened fruit will store until spring.
Morning Star
Origin: Ripens: Zone: 3 - 6
Moses Wood
Origin: Maine - 1847 Ripens: September Zone: 4 - 7
Uses: Eating, Pies, Salads, Sauce
A medium-sized, tart late-summer dessert and cooking apple. Light yellow skin with a pink blush and red stripes. Flesh is white and very juicy flesh with a pleasantly subacid flavor. A vigorous upright productive tree.
Origin: Massachusetts, 1840 Ripens: Sept Zone: 3 - 6
Beautiful apple, good size with thin golden yellow skin covered with deep red marbled and striped with carmine. Fine tender, rich, aromatic flesh. Great fresh off the tree!
Origin: Ripens: Sept Zone: 4 - 7
Small, round, flat apple. Orangish red or pink skin with brown or grey spots. Crisp, pure white flesh that is very sweet.