Discovered in 1800 as a chance seedling by John McIntosh of Dundela, Ontario. Medium size with irregular round shape, it’s a green apple with a red splash and white, juicy flesh. Mildly tart, with sweetness as it ripens. Excellent for sauces, pies or eating fresh.
Cross between the Kidd’s Orange and Golden Delicious. Average size; yellow-orange ground colour with a red blush. Ideal for eating fresh.
Cross between the Golden Delicious and Jonathan. Large, round to round conic in shape with medium orange-red to red blush over faint striping and green-yellow ground colour. Firm, slightly coarse texture. Great for eating fresh and cooking.
Cross between the McIntosh and Red Delicious. Slightly tart; juicy, firm and crisp. Ideal for snacks; makes great applesauce.
Introduced in 1916 and originated in West Virginia as a chance seedling. Firm and juicy. Slices keep their shape when baked in pies. Favourite choice for snacks and applesauce.
Cross between the Jonathan and Wagener. Medium to large with round to flat round shape. Tart; keeps its flavour when oven baked. Ideal for eating fresh or oven baking.
Cross between the Golden Delicious and the Japanese Indo. Larger than average, it has a tart to sweet taste and firm texture. Ideal for snacks. Delicious in pies and chunky sauces.
Large size, firm, sweet and juicy. Dark red colour and elongated shape. Excellent in salads but not recommended for cooking.
Cross between a Delicious and Ralls Janet. Medium to large size; firm and greenish pink in colour with white flesh. Great for eating fresh.