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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.  Pollination partners

Glockenapfel apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Glockenapfel apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Apr
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyGloster 69