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Belle Fleur de France

(Belle Fleur Double, Double Bonne Ente)
Belle Fleur de France
Belle Fleur de France is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Belle Fleur de France is a traditional dual-purpose apple variety, found widely across the north of France and the French-speaking area of Belgium (Wallonia).

The large green apples have a red flush, and ripen in late September or early October. They are versatile, and can be eaten fresh or used in the kitchen for apple tarts and preserves. This is also a particuarly good variety for juicing.

Bio / Organic  fruit trees

Belle Fleur de France organic apple trees - graft to order

  • 11-year tree on M9 rootstock 24.95€
    Small tree (1.5m-2.5m after 10 years)
  • 21-year tree on MM111 rootstock 24.95€
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • 31-year tree on Franc rootstock 24.95€
    Very large tree (5m-6m+ after 10 years)
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Belle Fleur de France characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersPoor
  • PloidyTriploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking periodlate September
  • Picking seasonLate
  • Season of use1-2 months
  • CroppingGood
  • Food usesEating freshCulinaryJuiceDual purpose
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome resistance
  • CankerSome susceptibility
  • MildewSome susceptibility
  • Country of originBelgiumFrance
  • Flesh colourCream
  • Fruit colourGreen / Red
  • Fruit sizeLarge