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Belle de Boskoop Apple tree

Owner: Eric

Location:  Dunedin, OTAGO, New Zealand

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:December/January
Picking:February/March
Soil:Loam over clay 
Climate at this location:Temperate
Pruning:None yet (tree is new)
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Don't know yet

Owner's comments

This is single tree just bought. It has one each Boskoop, Bramley and Peasgood Nonsuch grafted on to the rootstock. This is quite common in New Zealand

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 29 September
    Good blossom set - keep the colong moths away!!
  • 2011

    Has yet to blossom
  • 2010

  • 2009


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