Their finely-textured white flesh is crisp but tender, and more sweet than tart.
White Astrachan Apples are ready to harvest early, and don’t mind summer heat, but don’t store well.
White Astrachan Apples are good for eating out of hand, and cooking. They are noted for their use in apple pies.
White Astrachan Apples were introduced into America by 1748 either straight from Russia, or from Russian via Sweden.