***Phasing this apple out, as it list listed as zone 3 by everyone but no one in zone 3 has much luck with it, including here at our own orchard.
Gravenstein Apple Tree Info: 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.
*These trees grow fine in Carlton MN at our orchard. There have been some reports of it being not hardy north of our location.