Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Lanes Prince Albert is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
A famous old cooking variety, Hertfordshire in the first half of the 1800’s. Believed to be a Dumelows x Russet Nonpareil. Remains a popular cooker with a lovely flavour.
Lanes Prince Albert Apple tree – Season:
Harvest in late October or early January. This variety is at it’s best from December to Spring, keeps very well.
Lanes Prince Albert - appearance:
Large, conical and medium green with prominent vermillion stripes.
Lanes Prince Albert apple trees – flavour:
Cooks to a lively yellow puree, nicely brisk taste and plenty of flavour but not as astringent as Bramleys.
A culinary apple.
Cropping & Growth
A small and hardy tree, good for frosty areas and the north.
Lanes prince Albert - Pollination: ‘C’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties: