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Lord Lambourne



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.  Pollination partners

Lord Lambourne apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M9 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £17.50
M9 rootstock 2 year Bush (Dwarfing) £28.50 Sold-out
M26 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £17.50
M26 rootstock 2 year Bush (Semi-dwarfing) £28.50
MM106 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £17.50
MM106 rootstock 2 year Espalier (2 Tier) (Semi-vigorous) £48.50
MM106 rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £28.50
M25 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £17.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

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.

Characteristics of Lord Lambourne apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingPartial tip-bearer
CroppingGood
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Special featuresGood for Juice
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageJames Grieve
Worcester Pearmain
ProgenyPrince Charles
SportsLady Lambourne