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Lucombe's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Lucombe, Pince & Co., Exeter. It was described in 1831. Fruits have firm, white flesh with a subacid and spicy flavour.

Synonyms:
Luckombe's Seedling, Lucombe's Samling, Newquay Prizetaker, Uncle Barney
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
69.00mm 2
Width
88.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1941 - 001

Accession name
Lucombe's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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