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Apple Tree 'Cortland'


  • This Apple Tree 'Cortland' ships in a 1 Gallon Pot
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Malus Pumila 'Cortland' - 'Cortland' apples are bright, red, typically adorned with dark red streaks and sometimes a green blush. Their snow-white flesh is softer than usual and is known to be very juicy, with both sweet and tart hints in flavor, and are slow to oxidize, making them perfect for salads, charcuterie, pies, and cider. During the springtime, this tree blooms small white to pink flowers.

This tree is self-fertile but improves harvest when planted with other varieties to be cross-pollinated. Some options would be Fuji, Pink Lady, Gala, Granny Smith, Honey crisp, Jonathan, Winecrisp, and Golden Delicious to name a few. Fruit begins to ripen and is ready to harvest in mid-September through October.

Full sun.

Attracts birds, bees and butterflies.

White / Pink flowers, fragrant.

Due to California Department of Agriculture, we cannot ship this item to the state of California.

Additional features: Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Wildlife, Fall Color, Fragrant, and Self-pollinating

This 'Cortland' Apple comes in a 1 Gallon pot

Size: Mature size can reach 12'- 15' x 12'- 15'

Light: Full sun to partial shade (Requires 6+ hours of sunlight minimum)

Hardiness zone: 4-6 View Map

Characteristics: This semi-dwarf grows in a pyramidal shape with a single upright leader limb at its highest point. Has a chill hours (CU) requirement of 800‚Äď1000. (Chill hours are the average hours of air temperature between 32¬į and 45¬į F in a typical winter season.) Produces fruit in 2-5 years.

Growth Rate: Moderate

Soil, Water, Fertilize: Moist, loamy, well-draining soil with the pH 6.0 - 7.0. Tolerant to heat and colder temperatures. Prune in late winter to promote growth and shape the tree. Fertilize in early spring.

Susceptibility: Mites, aphids, scale, apple maggots and deer.

*We cannot send plants to Alaska or Hawaii.

*Plants ship dormant in winter months.

*Pictures shown are of mature plants.

Allow 15'ft of space between each apple tree.

As they have a short shelf life, it is recommended to consume as soon as harvested to enjoy their crisp, snap-like quality when first harvested.

Cross pollinates well with Fuji, Pink Lady, Gala, Granny Smith, Honey crisp, Jonathan, Winecrisp, Golden Delicious, and Red Delicious.

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Hardiness zone for this plant: 4 - 6

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Apple Tree 'Cortland'

They are a cross between the McIntosh and Ben David Apple, originating from Cornell University’s New York State Agriculture


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