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Lord Burghley



A dark red flushed late dessert apple which keeps very well.

Origin: Northamptonshire UK, 1834

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

Lord Burghley 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-1Lord Burghley tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Lord Burghley tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Lord Burghley tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Lord Burghley tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Lord Burghley 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 Lord Burghley apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useDec-Apr
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date16
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners