Apple, Royal Court (EMLA 111) (CU)
A solid blush strain of Cortland discovered in Waterville, Nova Scotia, Royal CourtTM is a whole limb sport of the popular McIntosh-Ben Davis cross. It bears deeper red color blushed with mahogany. The skin color is a dynamic contrast to the white, crisp flesh and grows on a vigorous, hardy tree.
EMLA 111: EMLA 111 produces a tree about two-thirds the size of a standard tree. Vigorous scion varieties and better soils may grow to three-quarter size or larger. EMLA 111 is a good producing rootstock, is well anchored and tolerant of drought conditions. It is widely adapted to most soil conditions.