A canadian apple, raised 1908 from a Mc Intosh cross. Has become a popular variety in Northern Europe so could certainly be recommended for colder areas and the North, especially for those who prefer sweet, red apples.
Lobo Apple tree – Season:
Enjoy this beautiful apple from mid September to November. .
Lobo - appearance:
A most strikingly beautiful apple, on or off the tree. The shiny skin is almost entirely a deep maroon red which contrasts with the pure white inner flesh.
Lobo apple trees – flavour:
Pure white interior is soft tender, juicy and very sweet with little acidity and a slight aroma of strawberries.
A dessert apple and also ideal for table decoration, also juicing.
Cropping & Growth
A tree of medium vigour, good cropper and very hardy.
Lanes prince Albert - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Lobo apple trees:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.