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Lucombe's Seedling



A large prominently ribbed sharp crisp apple once popular in Cornwall.

Origin: Devon UK, 1831

Pollination: Lucombe's Seedling is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

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

UseDessert
ColourYellow
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners