Belle de Boskoop Apple Trees for sale - order online
We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2013/14 planting season. Our 2014/15 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter. We regret we have had to stop taking orders earlier than anticipated because of the warm weather.
History and description of Belle de Boskoop
Belle de Boskoop apple was discovered by K J W Ottolander at Boskoop, Gouda, Netherlands 1856. Believed to have been a bud sport of Reinette de Montfort. Received RHS Award of Merit 1897. Grown commercially in the Netherlands, Germany, France and elsewhere in Europe.
Medium to large, round-conical fruit. Orange-red flush and stripes over a yellow skin. Up to three quarters of the skin covered by a fine ochre russet. Firm, rather dry, cream coloured flesh. Quite sharp in taste mellowing a little in storage. High Vitamin C content. Keeps its shape to some extent when cooked. Can also be cooked into a thick golden puree. Stores very well.
Vigorous triploid tree. Good cropper but slow to bear. Attractive blossom. Good resistance to scab and canker. Suitable for humid locations.
Main characteristics of Belle de Boskoop
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