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Apple
Gravenstein 

 

 

 

 
SummaryAn old apple variety from Denmark which remains very popular in both Europe and North America on account of its high quality flavor.




Identification

Gravenstein




Fruit colourRed / Green




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

Gravenstein




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSweet/Sharp




Ripening periodEarly season




Use/Keeping2-3 weeks




Cooking resultKeeps shape




Growing

Gravenstein




Picking




Cropping




VigourLarge




PollinationFlowering group 1
Flowers Early season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillSome skill needed




ProblemsCanker - Some susceptibility
Scab - Some susceptibility
Mildew - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Very susceptible
Woolly aphid - Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust - Very resistant

Other

Gravenstein




Country of originDenmark




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