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Apple trees
Gravenstein

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


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
Traditional cooker
Dual purpose (eat + cook)
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Cooking resultKeeps shape
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Gardening skillSome needed
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group1
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourVigorous
PrecocitySlow to start bearing
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
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Disease resistance


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


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


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Country of originDenmark
Period of origin1750 - 1799
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