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Belle de Boskoop Apple tree

Owner: Mark

Location:  Cape Neddick, MAINE, United States

Age:Planted in about 2010
Age of this tree:12 years
Soil:rocky clay, moderately improved by cover cropping 
Pruning:hardly any pruning required - this is a filler between standards, so form ideal is relaxed. good crotch angles, almost no training needed.
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:borers, voles, deer

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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