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Lord Suffield

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Thomas Thorpe, a Weaver, from Middleton, near Manchester, England. It was first distributed in about 1836. Fruits have crisp, juicy flesh with an acid flavour. Cooks well, breaking up completely.

Synonyms:
Bishop's Hero, Lady Suffield, Lady Sutherland, Livesay's Imperial, Livesley's Imperial, Seffild
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 063

  

Accession name
Lord Suffield
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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