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Lass O' Gowrie

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.  Pollination partners

Lass O' Gowrie 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 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.

Characteristics of Lass O' Gowrie apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners