Fortune

Sweet Tart
Description

Fortune is a large, red Mac-type apple with some green striping; its crisp, cream-colored flesh, both sweet-tart and spicy, has a sprightly flavor. It is an excellent fresh-eating, pie, and sauce apple that is ready for harvest in late October, and it has good storage life.

Discovered: 1995 Geneva, New York

Parentage: Empire x Schoharie Spy

Harvest: Late Season

History

Fortune, a cross of Empire and Schoharie Spy, was introduced by Cornell University New York State Agricultural Experiment Center in 1995.