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Fruit tree comparison - Gravenstein
Apple trees

Gravenstein

Gravenstein is a high-quality early-season eating and cooking apple, with an excellent strong apple flavor.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Some needed
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 1
Pollinating others? Poor
Ploidy? Triploid
Vigour? Large
Precocity? Slow to start bearing
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 1 week
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp
Cooking result Keeps shape

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Poor

Identification

Country of origin Denmark
Period of origin 1750 - 1799
Fruit colour Red striped
Leaf colour Green