[NAFEX] old McIntosh

Kim Maser prairievines at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 12:07:34 EST 2010

Hi Derry/ Bill- PICO up in Summerland has some of the old varieties. If you
get a hold of
Wayne Wilson at the Kelowna Museum he can help you as well. Do you have a
list of what you
need. There are still some of the original old trees in some sites in the
Okanagan.  Jonathon and macIntosh were just a couple of the varieties
planted there. If you like contact me I lived there for 20 yrs and did a lot
of work with heirloom fruit crops there.

This will help



Kim Maser

On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 7:26 AM, Claude Jolicoeur <cjoli at gmc.ulaval.ca>wrote:

> A 18:34 10.01.13 -0500, vous avez écrit :
> >The Grist Mill in Keremeos, B.C., is a 'heritage site'.
> >
> >They want me to reproduce some of the apple varieties which would have
> >been grown in that area (hot, dry) in the late 1800s, early 1900s.
> >
> >Which strain of McIntosh would be the one most likely to be grown at
> >that time in that area?
> >
> >The following is the list of McIntoshes at the Canadian Clonal Genebank
> >in Harrow, Ontario (I don't want a spur-strain):
> >
> >1st gen, Alix, Blackmark, Bright, Caldwell, Gallant, Hamilton Smith,
> >Imperial, Kempf, Marshall, Redmax, Rougemont, Smithfield, St Hilaire,
> >Sweet, and Witzke.
> Derry,
> As far as I know, the McIntosh called 1st Generation was taken directly
> from the original McIntosh tree and should be identical. Most of the others
> are selected sports that have some "improved" feature.
> Claude
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