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Apple trees
Gravenstein

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


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group1
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Using


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Picking periodlate August
Picking seasonEarly
Season of use1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Traditional cooker
Dual purpose
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Problems


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Disease resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
CankerSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
Fire blightVery susceptible
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Identification


Apple trees
Gravenstein
Country of originDenmark
Period of origin1750 - 1799
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