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We will begin shipping bare root varieties in November. Order NOW to secure the varieties you want. Looking for a container tree and live in WI, IA, IL or MN? We have hundreds of varieties available and ready to ship immediately.
We will begin shipping bare root varieties in November. Order NOW to secure the varieties you want. Looking for a container tree and live in WI, IA, IL or MN? We have hundreds of varieties available and ready to ship immediately.

Cortland Apple

Original price $29.00 - Original price $99.00
Original price
$45.00
$29.00 - $99.00
Current price $45.00

Created at Cornell University’s Agricultural Station in 1898, the Cortland Apple is a popular tree around the Great Lakes even today. It is now the 12th most popular apple in the US. The Cortland takes advantage of the US’s cold winters and sunny, hot summers to ripen in Late September. A cross of the McIntosh for its flavor and Ben Davis for its cold hardiness.

The Cortland skin is deep red, almost purple in color and is glossy. Contrast this with its almost startlingly white flesh and tart, tangy taste, this apple is a visual and tasteful experience. It is very juicy, without any tannins and is best eaten within a week of picking. It holds its shape when sliced and does not brown easily but does not like to get baked. 

USDA Zone: 3-9

Mature Height:

12-15' (Semi-dwarf) M.111

Sun: Full Sun

Bloom Group: 3, Mid Season

Ripening Time: Mid to Late September

Pollination: Required

Semi-dwarf Rootstock: M.111 (large semi-dwarf tree)