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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Lass O' Gowrie tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Lass O' Gowrie tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Lass O' Gowrie tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Lass O' Gowrie tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Lass O' Gowrie 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).

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

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeAug
Season of useAug-Sep
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners