A new, productive, all-purpose Canadian cultivar that combines flavor and keeping ability with cold and disease resistance. The sweet, medium to large, deep red apples ripen in late September or early October and keep three months or more. A delicious, sweet/tart MacIntosh flavor suggests parent Spartan. Belmac resists scab, mildew, and cedar apple rust, thrives in eastern Canada, and has proven a winner in western Washington. It was bred by Dr. Shahrokh Khanizadeh in Quebec and introduced in 1996. Offered under agreement with Ag. Canada, Quebec. Includes $1.20 royalty per tree.
USDA Zone: 4-9
Grow Height: 5' (Mini Dwarf), 11' (Dwarf), 25' (Standard)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: October
Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer