Welcome to the world's most extensive apples (pommes) database.

Information on over 7,000 apples is available here, all carefully researched and provided in a way that is easy to navigate.


Pollination group:

Belledge Pippin

Identification: Medium size tending to small, round and slightly conical. The skin base colour is pale green maturing to yellow and blushed brown on the sun exposed face. Liberally dotted with grey russet spots. The stalk is short and set in a deep cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, tender, soft, sweet, brisk and aromatic. The apple keeps for about three months in cold storage.

Uses: This heritage apple was used for fresh eating and cooking.

Origins: Derbyshire (UK) 1818

Cultivation: Vigorous. Ready for harvest in the middle of the third period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group D. Day 12.

Type(s): Cooking, Eating

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 12