Apple, Rubymac (R) (BUD-9)
A sensational new sport of Red McIntosh, RubyMac® features a high vibrant blush color. The fruit develops its blush well ahead of other McIntosh strains. Many who have seen RubyMac® consider it to be the best coloring McIntosh on the market today. RubyMac® delivers consistent high-grade packouts. It has the same excellent quality, fruit firmness, and great taste and texture that made McIntosh a classic.
Budagovsky 9 (B 9): A cross between M 8 and Red Standard, a hardy rootstock of Russian origin. A full dwarf rootstock producing a tree with the same vigor as M 9. Requires staking or other support to keep anchored. Extremely cold hardy and resistant to collar rot. Mildly resistant to powdery mildew and scab, developed at the Michuinsk College of Agriculture in Russia.