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Apple tree
Gravenstein

Gravenstein is a high-quality early-season eating and cooking apple, with an excellent strong apple flavor.
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Growing


Apple tree
Gravenstein
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group1
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
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Using


Apple tree
Gravenstein
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Traditional cooker
Dual purpose
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Gravenstein
General resistancePoor
FireblightVery susceptible
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustVery resistant
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Gravenstein
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Gravenstein
Country of originDenmark
Period of origin1750 - 1799
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