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Belle de Boskoop Apple tree

Owner: Richard

Location:  Lubec, MAINE, United States

Age:Planted in about
Soil:fine loam & clay 
Climate at this location:coastal, on Canadian border
Pruning:no pruning since planting in '05
Tree form:Standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:none so far

Owner's comments

Planted in '05 at base of slope not far from abutting spruce. very moist soil. the tree is holding about a dozen apples in its fifth year. Will pick this week.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 15 April
    Harvest: 3rd week October
    fantastic season all around!
  • 2009


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