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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Bess Pool'
Malus domestica 'Bess Pool' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Apple 'Bess Pool'
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Late flowering and late cropping dessert apple producing large, red-flushed fruit with a sweet flavour. Vigorous, upright growth habit.

Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit in October or November.
Tree size depends on the grafting rootstock.
alienation group F.

By grafting.

other notes:
Old English variety originating in Nottinghamshire around 1750.

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