Apple 'Belle de Boskoop' Malus domestica 'Belle de Boskoop' (C/d)

apple 'Belle de Boskoop'


'Belle de Boskoop' is a culinary or dessert cultivar in pollination group 3, triploid. A very vigorous tree that is suitable for northerly, colder, higher rainfall areas, it produces good, regular crops. Skin greenish-yellow and flushed red and orange; russeted. Needs little or no extra sugar when cooked; keeps well and mellows to a brisk eating apple. Season of use is from October to April

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      apple 'Belle de Boskoop'

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      4-8 metres

    • Spread

      4-8 metres

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Full Sun, Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    apples according to age and training form

  • bambooSoil

    Loam, Sand, SoilClay

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Wall-side Borders Cottage & Informal Garden

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by chip budding or grafting onto a clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock used will largely determine the size of the tree

  • insectPests

    Aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid fruit tree red spider mite, mussel scale, codling moth and caterpillars are the main pests on edible apples

  • microbeDiseases

    Can be affected by apple canker, apple scab, apple canker, powdery mildews and honey fungus