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Lord Nelson



A large red striped apple from New Zealand.

Origin: Australia,

Pollination: Lord Nelson is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Lord Nelson apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Lord Nelson

A sport of Kentish Fillbasket originating from Australia and producing larger fruit.

Characteristics of Lord Nelson apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourFlushed
FlavourAcid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageKentish Fillbasket