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Belle Fille Apple Scionwood (Spring 2024)


A traditional bittersweet cider apple from France. Also known as Belle Fille de la Manche.

"Belle Fille" grown from USDA scion, this is Belle Fille de la Manche. This tree is a triploid and will require two diploid pollenizers for full fertility. It is highly susceptible to fireblight. The fruit is used exclusively in cider making and it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is somewhat flat, and the skin has a red blush and streaking over a greenish-yellow background.

Volume Pricing

Premiums are included in the following prices if applicable. These prices are for regular scion. Add $1 for clean scion.

Quantity Belle Fille Apple Scion
1 $12.00
2-5 $7.00
6-10 $6.00
11-99 $5.00
100+ $4.00

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$12.00 ea.

This is the full retail price for orders of 1 scion. You can get these scion for as low as $4.00 each – see Volume Pricing above. More about Pricing & Grading.

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Clean vs. Regular

Our clean scion is harvested from trees grown on G.16, which is extremely sensitive to viruses. These trees would not have survived if the scion contained viruses. Our clean wood has not been lab tested. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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"Belle Fille" grown from USDA scion, this is Belle Fille de la Manche. This tree is a triploid and will require two diploid pollenizers for full fertility. It is highly susceptible to fireblight. The fruit is used exclusively in cider making and it is not suitable for fresh eating.

The apple is somewhat flat, and the skin has a red blush and streaking over a greenish-yellow background.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Cider

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: cider
Cider classification: bittersweet
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Normandy, France
Introduced in:
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 7
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Sep 05 (approximate, in New York State) 10 days before McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Belle Fille Apple does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 2
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? N
Ploidy: Triploid

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Belle Fille Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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Elstar Apple 2024 0
Rubinette Apple 2024 0
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