Breitling Apple

Malus domestica
A very sweet large apple with a flowery taste.

Origin: Germany 1800

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

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Breitling 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 Breitling

An old variety probably of German origin. Popular in 19th Century Germany. Introduced to the UK by Thomas Rivers c1879. Large, ribbed fruit. Scarlet fush and stripes. Very sweet with a scent of roses Vigorous, heavy cropping tree.



Main characteristics of Breitling

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Mid Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

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

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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