Fortune, also known as NY 429, is a cross of Empire x Schoharie Spy first produced in Geneva, New York and released to the public in 1995.
Fruit large, with an attractive, dark red burgundy color. This apple is spicy, sweet-tart balanced, with very good fresh eating quality. Flesh yellow.
The tree is vigorous, tends to biennial bearing if allowed to crop heavily. Dense foliage. Resistant to cedar apple rust, susceptible to scab, fireblight, and bitterpit. Ready to harvest in October in upstate New York, keeps well.