The Brock apple is a cross between a McIntosh and a Golden Delicious and was crossbred in 1934 at the University of Maine under the guidance of well known plant breeder Russ Bailey. Henry Brock was one of the original testers of this variety and his son John planted 1000 Brock trees in the late ‘70s of which there are still 250 producing today. The Brock apple has a similar gender as the Spencer but are very different. The Brock apple is a later apple, typically not ready till after the 15th of October. It is valued as a dessert apple and is firm, crisp, sweet and juicy.