Very old variety from Russia (1700's) commonly grown by gardeners and backyard orchardists. The best way to enjoy a Red Astrachan is right off the tree when fully ripe. Very flavourful with both strong acidity and lots of sugar. Cooks to a light purée.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 3
Recommended Use: fresh eating, cooking, sauce
Ripens: Mid August
Pollination: Requires a pollinator
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree
Bare Root will ship or be available for pick up in April and May of 2020.
Potted trees are available now, but for pick up at the nursery only.