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 Lord Lambourne is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
Lord Lambourne is one of the ‘famous names’ in garden apples, this Worcester Pearmain x James Grieve cross was introduced in 1923.
Lord Lambourne cordon 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