The Gravenstein needs no introduction in Northern California where it has long been the premium variety. Fruit medium to large, skin thin, tender, greenish-yellow with broken stripes of red. Flesh firm, crisp, juicy, tart. Good for eating fresh, and one of the best apples for pies, sauce and juice. A few apple varieties for pollination are the Red Astrachan and/or the Jonathan. Triploid.
Uses: Fresh Eating, Cider, & Cooking
Attributes: Great Cooking Apple