This is a red sport of the variety Gravenstein
The original tree is thought to have been found in Gråsten in South Jutland, Denmark. 1669 as a chance seedling, although there is some evidence that the variety originated in Italy and traveled north.
It has has a tart flavor. It is picked in January early February and is used mainly as a cooking apple, especially for apple sauce and apple cider However, some people like the tart taste for eating fresh.. It does not keep well,. With us it crops well each year and the fruit are good size slightly flattened and skin is green with crimson areas. It is quite a vigorous grower so for home garden we recommend on the rootstock M26
Oratia Beauty M26
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