The tree produces beautiful pink blossoms.
The apples ripen early.
Will only store for about two weeks.
Astillisch Apples were developed at the “Erwin Baur Institute” in Cologne-Vogelsang, Germany from a cross between Red Astrachan and Signe Tillisch apples.
Released in October 1967.
North American Fruit Explorers. New Dessert Apples from Germany. October 1967. Retrieved May 2009 from http://www.nafex.org/jansonfiles/JansonOct672.htm.