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Hector MacDonald Apple

Malus domestica
A mild flavoured mid season cooking apple.

Origin: Berkshire UK 1904

Pollination:  Hector MacDonald is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Hector MacDonald Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


Main characteristics of Hector MacDonald

Use Culinary
Colour Flushed
Flavour Subacid
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Sep-Dec

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  6
Pollination group  B
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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