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Bella™ Apple

Original price $59.99 - Original price $59.99
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$59.99 - $59.99
Current price $59.99

Malus domestica 'Rebella'

Skilled breeding develops great apples! This large, elongated red apple has a wonderful combination of sweet and tart flavors. It ripens midseason, in late September here in the PNW. Released in 2003, it's a cross between Golden Delicious and the unreleased Remo (James Greive x resistant clone), and the powerful, complex, sweet flavor shows the influence of both parents.

Its breeding for disease resistance really shines as well; it's resistant to scab, mildew, fireblight, pseudomonas, and red mite. Bloom category 3 midseason. This apple does great in maritime climates on both coasts!

Hardy to USDA Zone: 4

Mature Height: 12' (Dwarf)

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: Midseason

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Dwarf Rootstock: EMLA 26

Read our Apple Growing Guide

Size: Dwarf (4'-5')


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  • what are Bella pollinators? I need to know before I buy. Thanks

    Bella is a bloom group 3 apple, so anything early-mid season to mid-late season will cross pollinate.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews

Can't wait to taste the fruit! With James Grieve in the lineage, it's got to have some flavor. We always choose trees with disease resistance. Thanks for this one Raintree.

Brenda D.
Bella is a wonderful choice for backyard gardeners

I received one bare root tree that was about 5' tall in spring 2021. I was in a new home and didn't yet have the area properly graded so I planted Bella in a growing bag and kept it on the east side of the house throughout the summer. Bella spent the winter in my unheated garage and then in late spring 2022, I planted it on the northeast side of the yard (zone 5a). The next summer, Bella grew to about 6 1/2 ft and produced at least 20 - 24 very large apples. The fruit was moderately sweet but delicious for eating. I did use some of the fruit for an apple pie and that was delicious as well. Bella is cross-pollinating with a Johnny Appleseed variety that is planted about 9 feet away.