When Do Gravenstein Apples Ripen?

Answer Supposedly originating in Germany in the late 1600s, Gravenstein is a variety of apple well suited to cooler summer weather. It is common in Germany, Norway and Sweden as well as Nova Scotia and pa... Read More »

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When Do Gravenstein Apples Pollinate & Bloom?

Gravenstein apples are thought to have been discovered in the Duke of Augustinberg's garden at Gravenstein in Holstein, Germany. Gravenstein apples are well known for being a wonderful cooking appl... Read More »

Gardeners: Is it better to ripen tomatoes on the vine or pick them when they are mature and ripen them?

Tomatoes ripened on the vine do taste better and is what I would recommend (more tomato flavour), however you run a slightly higher risk that bugs will start eating away the tomato depending on whe... Read More »

Why are red apples sweet and green apples sour?

SR, I guess you haven't tasted very many different varieties of apples! Apples are green before they ripen, and they are sour until they mature. Some varieties, such as Granny Smiths, stay tart, ... Read More »

How would you grow apples without starting from apples seeds?

answer 2 The pip fruit trees such as apple and pears do not produce true to form plants. You are much ahead to obtain a grafted tree from a nurseryman.