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Belle De Boskoop Dwarfing

Originating in the town of Boskoop, Holland in the 1850's, this apple is fondly remembered by many Europeans. An apple with distinct character it has orange/red russet skin with a firm flesh that is creamy and fully flavoured almost tart when picked but mellows and sweetens after harvest. Excellent eaten, cooked (holds it's flesh) and stores well. Biennial bearer.

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Specifications

Ripening Time May - June
Fertility Needs 2-3 pollinators (doesn't produces viable pollen - triploid)
Growth Habit Can be espaliered and kept to 1.5 - 2.5m. Free standing tree grows to around 2 -2.5m tall.
Rootstock Dwarfing rootstock
Chill Tolerance Normal chill
Plant Sizes Normal: approx 70-130cm bare rooted; Small: approx 50-70cm bare rooted

Pollination Guide

  • Pollination is far simpler than most people think. Generally, unless self fertile simply get 2 or more different varieties in the same group (eg pears) to ensure adequate pollination. A more comprehensive explanation can be found in our Pollination Guide
  • More information on Espaliering
  • More information in our Articles and on planting and pruning.
  • Answers to Common Questions.

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Belle De Boskoop Dwarfing

Belle De Boskoop Dwarfing

Originating in the town of Boskoop, Holland in the 1850's, this apple is fondly remembered by many Europeans. An apple with distinct character it has orange/red russet skin with a firm flesh that is creamy and fully flavoured almost tart when picked but mellows and sweetens after harvest. Excellent eaten, cooked (holds it's flesh) and stores well. Biennial bearer.