Organic Grown Trees & Plants:

Gravenstein Apple

  • Zone: 3
  • Taste: Sweet/Tart
  • Texture: Crisp
  • Bloom Time: Mid
  • Harvest Time: Early
  • Size: Prune to desired height
  • Uses: Excellent sauce, cider, fresh eating

Europe, 1800. Gravenstein apple is an old-fashioned apple variety with sweet, tart flavors and crisp, juicy texture. One of the earliest ripening apples, picked in late July and August. Is used primarily as a cooking apple, especially for sauces and cider. An irregularly-shaped green apple with broad red stripes. Short storage life. Triploid, will not pollinate others.