One of the ‘famous names’ in garden apples, this Worcester Pearmain x James Grieve cross was introduced in 1923.
Lord Lambourne Apple tree – Season:
Lord Lambourne can be harvested late September for use until mid November.
Lord Lambourne - appearance:
Lord Lambourne is a medium sized circular apple of greenish gold with a bright red flush and stripes. Nicely scented when ripe.
Lord Lambourne apple trees – flavour:
A good marriage of the two parents; largely sweet and juicy with a lightly fruity taste but does also have the balancing acidity of James Grieve.
Usually eaten as dessert.
Cropping & Growth
Low to medium vigour.
Lord Lambourne - Pollination: ‘A’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Beauty of Bath
Tree sizes for Lord Lambourne apple trees for sale:
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.