All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Redcort apple

Crisp sweet apple that is good for eating and cooking. Similar to a Cortland.

USDA identification images for Redcort

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 15 Oct 2014  MICHIGAN, United States
      This apple makes beautiful pink applesauce. Good flavor as well.
    • 12 Dec 2012  WI, United States
      Everyone loves RedCort, but I still prefer the original Cortland. When RedCort first came out, I sampled the fruit along with plain Cortland and found Cortland to taste sweeter. Informal blind taste tests I did had most of my subjects agreeing with me. Sometimes a redder skin does not mean a better flavored apple.
    • 02 Nov 2012  WI, United States
      Sweet but tangy, good finish..holds onto its flavor weeks after picking.

    Tree register

    United States

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2012 season

    • 20th April  2012  - tree owned by Chuck in Worthington, United States

    Record your blossom dates in our Fruit Tree Register - more >>.


    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Sport of Cortland

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United States

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Redcort:

    United States


    Canada




    Varieties you viewed



    ©2022 Orange Pippin Ltd. All rights reserved.

    You may not reproduce any of the content of this website without our express permission.
    We do not accept any liability for loss or damage incurred as a result of any errors in the content of this website.