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Belle de Boskoop Apple tree

Owner: Erika

Location:  Mytholmroyd, WEST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 2005
Age of this tree:16 years
Soil:Good loam 
Climate at this location:Over average rainfall
Pruning:No only remove disease if any
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Up to 6ft / 2m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Organic treatments
Local pests:None

Owner's comments

Skin tough so very few problems from birds or snails etc

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Harvest: 2nd week October  8kg / 18lbs
    Size: 2.0m / 6.7ft high   2.5m / 8.3ft wide
    Canker: Mild attack
    The tree tends to crop very heavily branches touch the ground
  • 2015

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  • 2009

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