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Glockenapfel apple


Glockenapfel is a very old apple, still grown quite widely in central Europe, and particularly Switzerland. It is primarily a cooking apple, and is the traditional variety used for Apple Strudel.

It is thought to get its name from the characteristic bell-like shape.



Glockenapfel identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 31 Mar 2016  Dave Miller,  WA, United States

Tree register

United States

New Zealand

Harvest records for this variety

2013 season

  • 4th week April  2013  - tree owned by Katrina in Nelson, New Zealand

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2055
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1948-613

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Vigour: Average growth

Also known as

  • Pomme Cloche

Offspring of this variety



Where to buy fresh fruit

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