Lord Clyde Apple

Malus domestica
An old Cheshire cooking apple resembling a small Golden Noble.

Origin: Cheshire UK 1866

Pollination:  Lord Clyde is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees

Lord Clyde Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
MM106 - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard *Reduced Price*
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History and description of Lord Clyde

Lord Clyde was raised by the nurseryman B W Witham in Reddish, Stockport, Cheshire UK. It was first catalogued in 1866. It is a medium sized culinary apple with yellow skin when fully ripe resembling a small Golden Noble. Fairly sweet subacid flavour. Cooks to a juicy puree which is quite fruity and brisk in flavour. The tree has a spreading habit with moderate vigour.

Main characteristics of Lord Clyde

Use Culinary
Colour Yellow
Flavour Subacid
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Oct
Season of use  Nov-Jan

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
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