Gravenstein – Germany or Denmark 1790

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

Harvest: Early

Zones: 6-10

Attributes: Great Cooking Apple

 

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