Red Astrachan Apple
Malus domestica 'Red Astrachan'
Red Astrachan is a small to medium sized apple with a pale creamy skin striped with red and covered with a heavy bloom. The white flesh is sometimes striped with red, and is excellent for eating. It is tart and an excellent cooking, sauce and pie apple. Does not store long. The tree is productive but can be biennial. Ripens very early in July and through to September.
Red Astrachan is a Russian apple that made its way to America via Sweden and England in 1835.