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Fruit tree comparison - Belle de Boskoop
Apple tree
Belle de Boskoop

A versatile and popular dual-purpose 19th century Dutch apple, still grown commercially in Europe.
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Growing


Apple tree
Belle de Boskoop
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
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Using


Apple tree
Belle de Boskoop
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Belle de Boskoop
General resistanceGood
CankerSome resistance
ScabVery resistant
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
Belle de Boskoop
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 4 (-34C)
Summer maximum temperaturesCold (< 20C / 67F)
Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Belle de Boskoop
Country of originNetherlands
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colorGreen / Red
Orange / Red
Russet
Flesh colourCream
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