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Fruit tree comparisons


Apple tree
Cortland

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


Apple tree
Cortland
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Cortland
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Disease resistance


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


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


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