Red Gravenstein apple tree is a red sport of Gravenstein apple but sweeter. Skin is a deep solid crimson and apples hang beautifully on the tree. The Red Gravenstein has a white, crisp, sweet, full-bodied flesh. This strain stood out among an orchard of Red Gravensteins in Graton, California in the 1800’s.
Fresh, sauces, cider and pies
Golden Russet, McIntosh, Pink Pearl, Yellow Transparent
White flowering crabapples are also good pollinisers for this variety.
For other varieties that will pollinate this variety we recommmend this 'Pollination Checker' from out friends at Orange Pippin Trees in the UK.