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Cortland Apple tree

Owner: Dona

Location:  Winchester, OHIO, United States

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:emla 111
Soil:alkaline clay/gravel 
Climate at this location:4 distinct seasons, cold, snowy winters, hot humid summers
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Does not usually produce any fruit
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:aphids, coddling moths

Owner's comments

We have 2 of these trees in our orchard, that we grafted onto semi-dwarfing rootstock 4 years ago. It is just one variety in our heirloom orchard of over 20 varieties. Cortland are delicious, crisp and clean flavored, and keep their color when cut.

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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