The Red Gravenstein Apple is considered by many to be one of the best all-around apples with a sweet, tart flavor and is especially good for baking and cooking. It is picked in July and August and is known as a good cooking apple, especially for apple sauce and apple cider. The flesh is crisp, juicy, finely grained, and light yellow. Gravenstein Apple Trees grow best in moderate, damp, loamy soil with minimal sol drying during the Summer months. Gravenstein Apple Trees needs pollination with any self-fertile variety such as Fuji, Gala, Red or Yellow Delicious. Requires 700 chill hours. Choose Willis Orchards for your online tree nursery!