Belle de Boskoop


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Belle de Boskoop
Large and handsomely coloured apples which can be enjoyed as a dual purpose fruit; characteristic savoury flavour - ideal for slicing and adding to salads.

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This variety, of European origin, is basically a form of the well known Blenheim Orange and quite similar in it’s qualities.

Belle de Boskoop – Season:

A mid season apple for enjoyment early October through November.

Belle de Boskoop – appearance:

Large and solid, partly to almost entirely covered in a dull crimson flush over green-yellow.

Belle de Boskoop apple trees – flavour:

Deep cream yielding flesh with a slightly ‘nutty’ and savoury flavour.


Mostly used for dessert but can also be cooked with.

Cropping & Growth

A vigorous tree little troubled by disease and heavy cropping.

Belle de Boskoop - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner.

Tree sizes for Belle de Boskoop:

M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.

M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.

M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.

MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.

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