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James Lawson



A fairly sharp, soft and juicy apple with a curious balsam taste.

Origin: Kent UK, 1918

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

James Lawson apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1James Lawson tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2James Lawson tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3James Lawson tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4James Lawson tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5James Lawson tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

Characteristics of James Lawson apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Aug
Season of useAug-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date9
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCellini
Gravenstein