A favorite all-purpose apple, enjoyed equally for its excellent cooking and eating qualities. Moderately juicy and sweet with a hint of tartness. Excellent for baking and pies. When freshly cut, Cortlands are slow to brown, making them a standout for salads and fresh fruit platters.
Cortland shipments are available September 20th through December 18th. Lyman Orchards reserves the right to substitute a similar or better apple. To ensure optimum quality, all perishable gifts are shipped from our orchards on Mondays and Tuesdays.
Please note the following rules regulating fruit shipments to the following states: Arizona, California, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Washington, and Oregon. These states require us to hold apples for 40 days in a specified environment prior to shipping. Enclosed in each shipment is a certificate issued by the Connecticut Department of Agriculture, affirming that these regulations have been met. Cortland apple shipments to these states begin on October 30, 2017.
We ship only the finest apples, picked in our orchards during the peak of the harvest season. Timing of harvest seasons vary due to unpredictable weather which may delay or hasten fruit ripening. Please note that the dates of apple variety availability listed on this site are approximate.
To ensure optimum quality, all perishable gifts are shipped from our orchards on Mondays and Tuesdays.