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Lamb Abbey Pearmain

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1804 by Mrs Mary Anne Malcolm at Lamb Abbey, Dartford, Kent. It received the Award of Merit from the RHS in 1901. Fruits have firm, pale yellow, sugary and rich flesh.

Synonyms:
Lamb Abbey, Lambe Abbey, Laneb Abbey, Laneb Abbey Pearmain, Parmaene der Abtei Lamb, Pearmain de l'Abbaye de Lamb, Pearmain de l'Abbey de Lamb, Pearmain Lamb Abbey
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Newtown Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
49.00mm 2
Width
56.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1945 - 150

  

Accession name
Lamb Abbey Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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