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Apple
Cortland 

 

 

 

 
SummaryOne of the more successful McIntosh offspring, with all the usual characteristics, including the sweet vinous flavour.




Identification

Cortland




Fruit colourRed




Flesh colourWhite




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeFlat




Using

Cortland




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping




Cooking resultTextured puree




Growing

Cortland




Picking




Cropping




Vigour




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Partially self-fertile
Gardening skill




ProblemsScab - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust - Some susceptibility

Other

Cortland




Country of originUnited States




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