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Freiherr von Berlepsch apple tree

Freiherr Von Berlepsch
Freiherr von Berlepsch is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
A good quality German apple, notable for its characteristic pineapple flavor.

Freiherr von Berlepsch apple trees for sale

Sorry we have not produced any trees of this variety this season.

    This 19th century German apple variety is a good quality dessert eating apple. It is known particularly for its pineapple-like flavor, although the intensity of this can vary considerably.


    Freiherr von Berlepsch is a cross of two classic European varieties, Ribston Pippin from England and Ananas Reinette from the Netherlands - the latter is also known for its pineapple flavor.

    Freiherr von Berlepsch characteristics

    • Gardening skillAverage
    • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
    • Pollinating othersAverage
    • PloidyDiploid
    • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
    • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
    • Picking seasonLate
    • UsesEating freshJuice
    • CroppingGood
    • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
    • Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
    • General resistanceAverage
    • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Country of originGermany
    • Period of origin1850 - 1899
    • Flesh colourWhite
    • Fruit colorOrange flush
    • Fruit sizeAverage