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Lane's Prince Albert

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have been raised in about 1840 by Thomas Squire, Berkhamsted. It was introduced by John Lane in 1850. Received First Class Certificate from RHS in 1872. Fruits are very juicy and acid. Cooks well.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Russet Nonpareil x Dumelow's Seedling
Mother to:
Caudal Market
Mary Barnett
Prince George
Colonel Yate
Father to:
Oxford Yeoman
Byfleet Seedling
Corry's Wonder
Morley's Seedling
Oxford Sunrise
Truncate conical 2
large 2
59.00mm 2
76.00mm 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1975 - 308


Accession name
Lane's Prince Albert (LA 71A)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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