This variety is very old (at least 1600's) and became well known from its place in the gardens of Gråsten Castle (Schloss Gravenstein), the summer residence of the Danish Royal Family. Popular in Canada since the 1820's. A good quality, sweet early apple, excellent for the home orchard. Keeps several months. Some resistance to fire blight and scab. Triploid.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 4
Recommended Use: fresh eating, cooking
Ripens: Early September
Pollination: Requires two pollinators (triploid)
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree