Belle de Boskoop is a Dutch apple first discovered in Boskoop, Holland, 1856. Possibly a mutation of Reinette Montfort.
Excels as a longtime keeper, sweetens in storage. Large fruit, greenish-yellow flushed with brick red and a light russeting. Flesh aromatic, acid tart and crisp, with a hint of lemon. A high sugar content and high acidity, commonly used for cider, and likely a sharp. While acdity may be too high for most for a dessert cider, it is also great for baking.
The tree is scab resistant, slow to bear but in maturity a good cropper. Triploid. Ripens in October in upstate New York, best between November-April. Hardy to zone 4.
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