Ortley (Cleopatra, White Detroit, Vandyne, White Bellflower, Woolman’s Long Pippin), is a New Jersey apple introduced in 1825. Ortley has patches of red on a pale yellow skin. It has tender, juicy flesh and mild flavor. Fruits bruise easily. Tree tends to be biennial.The fruit bruises easily, and the trees are susceptible to pests.
Discovered: 1825 New Jersey
Parentage: White Detroit, Vandyne, White Bellflower, Woolman's Long Pippin
Ortley was discovered in the orchard of Michael Ortley in 1817 and was originally called Woolman’s Long Pippin. It was renamed Ortley in 1825.