Gravenstein Apple

  • Height:  Varies
  • Spread:  Varies
  • Shape: 
  • Foliage:  Green
  • Fall Foliage:  Insignificant
  • Exposure:  Full Sun
  • Zone:  3-9

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.