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Lord Lennox (Finzi)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Lord Lennox
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
small 2
Height
47.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1949 - 223

  

There are references to many Lord Lennox varieties, but the accession currently in the National Apple Collection was received in 1949 from Berkshire. Fruits have cream, crisp flesh with a sweet and aromatic flavour.

Accession name
Lord Lennox (Finzi)
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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