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A popular traditional English mid season apple. Good flavour and disease resistance.
Origin: Bedfordshire UK, 1907
Pollination: Lord Lambourne is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.
History and description of Lord Lambourne
Raised from James Grieve x Worcester Pearmain by Laxton Bros, Bedford, UK 1907. Named after the
President of the RHS. Introduced in 1923. Received the RHS Award of Merit in 1923. Formerly grown
commercially on a small scale in the UK. Popular garden variety.
Medium sized, flat-round fruit. Bright red flush and stripes over a greenish yellow skin. Creamy
white, crisp, juicy flesh. Sweet but with balancing acidity. Keeps fairly well.
Fairly compact tree. Partial tip bearer. Regular good cropper producing evenly sized fruit.