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Bellefleur-Kitika



A very hardy dessert apple from Russia.

Origin: Russia, 1908

Pollination: Bellefleur-Kitika is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Bellefleur-Kitika apple trees for sale

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History and description of Bellefleur-Kitika

Bellefleur-Kitika apple was raised in 1908 from Yellow Bellefleur x Kitaika (Malus prunifolia) by I V Michurin at Michurinsk, Russia as part of his breeding programme to raise hardy varieties suitable for the harsh Russian climate. Large, pink flushed fruit. Soft, sweet flesh. Heavy cropper.

Characteristics of Bellefleur-Kitika apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners