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All-Red Gravenstein

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. A coloured sport of Gravenstein originating from the U.S.A. Fruits are crisp, coarse-textured and juicy with a distinct flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Gravenstein
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1960 - 055

  

Accession name
All-Red Gravenstein
Flowering time  ›››
25th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register