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Yellow Bellflower

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated near Crosswicks, Burlington County, New Jersey, U.S.A. It was old in 1817. Fruits have moderately firm, crisp, creamy white flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Belfiore giallo, Belfler zheltyi, Bell Flower, Bell-Flower, Belle Fleur jaune, Belle Flavoise, Belle Fleur, Belle Flower, Belle-Flavoise, Belle-Fleur, Belle-Fleur jaune, Belle-Fleur Yellow, Belle-Flower, Bellefleur jaune, Bellefleur Yellow, Belleflour jaune, Bellflower, Bishop's Pippin, Bishop's Pippin of Nova Scotia, Calville Metzger, Connecticut Seek-no-Further, Frumos galben, Gelber Belle Fleur, Gelber Belle-Fleur, Gelber Bellefleur, Gelber englischer schon bluhender Apfel, Gelber Englischer Schonbluhender, Gelber Englischer Schonbluhender Apfel, Gold Calvill, Gul Bellefleur, Gul Bellflor, Jalt Belflior, Jellow Belle flower, Jioltti belflior, Krasokvet Americky, Krasokvet Zluty, Krasotvet, Lady Washington, Lincoln Pippin, Lineous Pippin, Linnaeus Pippin, Linneous Peppin, Linneous Pippin, Linneusza, Linnoeus Pippin, Linocus Pippin, Linous Pippin, Metzger Apfel, Metzger Calvill, Metzger Calville, Metzger's Calvill, Metzgerapfel, Metzgers Calvill, Metzgers Calville, Metzgers Kalvill, Mrs. Barron, Pepin de Linne, Pepina Lineusza, Pepina Linneusza, Pepina Linneyo, Reinette Musc, Reinette Musque, Reinette Musquee, Sarga Belle-fleur, Sarga szopviragu, Seek-no-Further, The Bishop Pippin, Warren Pippin, Weisser Metzger Apfel, Weisser Metzgerapfel, Westfield Seek-no-Further, White Belle-Flower, White Bellflower, White Detroit, Yellow Belle Fleur, Yellow Belle Flower, Yellow Belle-Fleur, Yellow Bellefleur, Yellow Bellfleur, Zluty Kveton
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1953 - 140


Accession name
Yellow Bellflower
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
large 1
Globose conical 1
78.41 mm 1
75.23 mm 1
medium 1
strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
low 1
crisp 1
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register