© Paula Trites
Jersey Mac Apples are medium to large-sized apples 2 ¾ to 3 inches wide (7 to 7.5 cm.)
The apples are very round, and have red skin with yellow patches.
The greenish-white flesh inside is firm, fragrant and fine-grained.
The taste is a good balance of sweetness and tartness.
Fresh-eating apple or for cooking.
Some like to use Jersey Mac Apples for cider, saying that using Jersey Mac as 15% of your apples will contribute colour and sweetness.
Does not store well.
Jersey Mac Apples were developed by the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station in the city of New Brunswick in New Jersey, USA from a cross between New Jersey and Julyred apples.