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Belle de Boskoop Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M25
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

Fast growing. Quite good resistance to pests and diseases. Died from rootstock canker/crown rot during summer 2010, presumably as an after effect of the harsh winter.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 30 April
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 24 April

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