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Yellow Bellflower



Origin: USA, 1817

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

Yellow Bellflower 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 Yellow Bellflower

Arose in Crosswicks, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA sometime before 1817. Widely grown in the USA as the leading commercial variety in the 19th Century before being replaced by Golden Delicious. Long, conical yellow fruit hangs like a bell on the tree. Firm, almost yellow flesh. Rich flavour. Cooks to a sweet, golden puree.

Characteristics of Yellow Bellflower apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourYellow
FlavourSweet-sharp
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useNov-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners