Cortland is a cross of Ben Davis and McIntosh which originated at the New York State Agricultural Experimental Station in 1898. A medium-sized apple with smooth yellowish skin mostly covered with dark red and crimson. The fine-grained tender white flesh is very juicy and does not brown rapidly after exposure to air. A reliable and highly productive tree which comes into bearing early. Ripens late September to early October.

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  1. Mark

    Cortland is one of the best tasting apples in our home orchard. The fruit can get quite large, it bears every year, and it is full of flavor. In our open-pruned tree they get a beautiful dark red. The flesh is softer than our other apples, but is very, very good. The cut slices really do resist browning too.

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