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Lady Lambourne

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of Lord Lambourne claiming to have a much brighter colour. Found in about 1945 at Appleby Fruit Farm, Kingston Bagpuize, Berkshire. Fruits are juicy and sweet with a good aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Lord Lambourne

Accession No.
1977 - 148

  

Accession name
Lady Lambourne (EMLA1)
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register