The Cortland Apple has large fruit that is red-striped and is best described as juicy and sweet with a hint of tartness. A heavy annual bearer. Blooms mid-April and requires a pollinator such as ‘Honeycrisp’ for best fruit production. Fruit ripens in mid-September. A semi-dwarf variety
Malus domestica 'Cortland'
Deciduous, Fruit Tree
Prefers average well-drained soil, rich in organic matter. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep root system. Pruning helps to encourage fruit production.
Rounded green leaves turn yellow in the fall.
Fragrant, white flowers in mid-April.