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Lucombe's Pine

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1800 by Lucombe, Pince & Co., Exeter. Fruits have tender, yellowish white flesh with a rich, aromatic, pineapple-like flavour.

Synonyms:
Lucombe's Pine Apple, Lucombe's Pine-Apple, Pine Apple, Pine Apple Pippin, Pine-Apple, Pine-Apple Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 005

  

Accession name
Lucombe's Pine
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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