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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 seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultKeeps shape
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Cortland
Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Cortland
General resistanceGood
ScabSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


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


Apple trees
Cortland
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorCrimson
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