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Mrs. Lakeman's Seedling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1900 by Mrs Lakeman of Stocksfield, Northumberland. Introduced by William Fell & Co., of Hexham. Fruits have crisp, firm, rather coarse flesh with an acid and slightly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
75.00mm 2
Width
90.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2

Accession No.
1930 - 029

  

Accession name
Mrs. Lakeman's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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