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Lord Lambourne (apple)

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Genus  Malus
Cultivar  'Lord Lambourne'
Species  Malus pumila
Lord Lambourne (apple)
Hybrid parentage  'James Grieve' × 'Worcester Pearmain'
Origin  England, United Kingdom

Lord Lambourne is a clonally propagated apple with a sweet sharp flavor. It was raised by Laxtons Brothers Ltd in 1907 in Bedford, England. It is a holder of the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit


Appearance and flavor

The apple shape is broad globose conical, it has a distinctive orange blush mixed with a greenish yellow "background," and taste is sharp sweet.


Lord Lambourne a mid season apple. It is sensitive to apple rubbery wood, apple chat fruit, apple canker, apple scab and honey fungus but has some resistance to powdery mildew.

Descendent cultivars

  • Prince Charles (Lord Lambourne x Cox's Orange Pippin)
  • Rubin (Lord Lambourne x Golden Delicious)
  • Karmen (Lord Lambourne x Linda)
  • Zlatava (Lord Lambourne x Blahova Oranzova)
  • Birgit Bonnier (Cortland x Lord Lambourne)
  • Lady Lambourne (Sport of Lord Lambourne)
  • Russet Lambourne (Sport of Lord Lambourne)
  • References

    Lord Lambourne (apple) Wikipedia

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