More About 'Gravenstein'
- Malus domestica 'Gravenstein'
- Pale pink to white flowers
- Medium-sized, green fruit with red stripes
- Distinctive, mild to tart flavour
- Stores well
- High-quality dessert and culinary apple
- Bloom Time: Spring
- Ripens: August to September
'Gravenstein' was introduced to western North America in the early 19th century, perhaps by Russian fur traders, who were said to have planted a tree at Fort Ross in 1811.
Gravenstein Apple Growing and Maintenance Tips
More than one cultivar must be planted in order to facilitate the best pollination and subsequent fruit production. However, 'Gravenstein' is in a limited class and is not capable of pollinating any other apples.
Average to Dry Soils