MCT1 is a variety of Macadamia integrifolia is owned by owned by the Macadamia Conservation Trust. It was selected from a seedling progeny trial planted in 1982. Its origin is from the northern distribution of M. integrifolia and it has distinct genetic markers.
MCT1, is a compact hardy tree, very precocious, highly productive, with 42 – 50 % kernel recovery, good quality kernel and no known flaws. MCT1 has Provisional Protection under the Plant Breeder Rights Act and is being licensed to a number of reputable nurseries where there may be limited availability from Spring 2018.