Apple - Lass O' Gowrie

Lass O' Gowrie Apple

Malus domestica
An old Scottish summer cooking apple.

Origin: Scotland 1833

Pollination:  Lass O' Gowrie is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Lass O' Gowrie Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Lass O' Gowrie

Lass O'Gowrie apple arose in Scotland and was first described in 1883. A medium sized, round-conical fruit. Yellow skin, flecked with a crimson flush. Crisp, juicy, sharp tasting flesh. Has a delicate flavour when cooked and keeps its shape.



Main characteristics of Lass O' Gowrie

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Aug
Season of use  Aug-Sep

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Suitable for Northern Britain

Pollination date  8
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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