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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Cortland

Developed from McIntosh, Cortland is one of the most widely-grown Mac-style apples.
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Using


Apple trees
Cortland
Picking season Late
Cropping Heavy
Keeping (of fruit) 2-3 weeks
Fruit persistence Normal ripening
Flavour quality Good
Flavour style (apples) Sweeter
Uses Eating fresh
Cooking
Cooking result Keeps shape
Discoloring Oxidising
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Growing


Apple trees
Cortland
Gardening skill Easy
Self-fertility Partially self-fertile
Pollination group 3
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Average vigour
Bearing regularity Regular
Fruit bearing Partial tip-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Cortland
Disease resistance Good
Scab Some susceptibility
Fireblight Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust Some susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Cortland
Cold hardiness (USDA) (4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Cortland
Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Crimson
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