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Bellefleur Krasnyi



A very hardy, highly scented dessert apple from Russia.

Origin: Russia, 1914

Pollination: Bellefleur Krasnyi is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Bellefleur Krasnyi apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Bellefleur Krasnyi tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Bellefleur Krasnyi tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Bellefleur Krasnyi tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Bellefleur Krasnyi tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Bellefleur Krasnyi tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

History and description of Bellefleur Krasnyi

Bellefleur Krasnyi was raised in 1914 from Bellefleur-Kitaika x Jahontonoye by I V Michurn at Michurinsk, Russia as part of his breeding programme to raise hardy varieties suitable for the harsh Russian climate. Bright red flushed fruit. Firm, dry, white flesh often stained red. Sweet and very scented. Vigorous, heavy cropping tree.

Characteristics of Bellefleur Krasnyi apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourScented
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date3
Pollination groupA
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners