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Lamb's Seedling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised 1866-1867 at Meynell Langley, Derby, by Joseph Lamb. Fruits have soft, coarse, slightly acid flesh.

Synonyms:
Langley Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
Northern Greening x Unknown
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1933 - 003

  

Accession name
Lamb's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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