Apple - Glockenapfel

Glockenapfel Apple

Malus domestica
An ancient bell shaped culinary apple famous for making apfelstrudel.

Origin: Europe

Pollination:  Glockenapfel is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Glockenapfel Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Glockenapfel

An ancient variety of unknown origin, once widely grown in Europe.The name derived from the shape literally means Bell Apple.

A green, smooth skinned, bell-shaped culinary apple. Keeps its shape when cooked and has a translucent quality. It is still very popular in Switzerland for making Apple Strudel.



Main characteristics of Glockenapfel

Use Culinary
Colour Green
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Apr

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  Gloster 69
Other names  Weisser Winterglockenapfel, Pomme Cloche