Lord Lambourne (apple)

Lord Lambourne is an apple cultivar with a sweet sharp flavor.[2] It was raised by Laxtons Brothers Ltd in 1907 in Bedford, England.[3][4] Received an Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit in 1923.[1][2][3]

'Lord Lambourne'
Lord Lambourne Single.jpg
GenusMalus
SpeciesMalus pumila
Hybrid parentage'James Grieve' × 'Worcester Pearmain'[1]
Cultivar'Lord Lambourne'
OriginEngland, United Kingdom [1]

Appearance and flavourEdit

The apple shape is broad globose conical, it has a distinctive orange blush mixed with a greenish yellow "background," and taste is sharp sweet.[3]

CultivationEdit

Lord Lambourne a mid season apple.[5] It is sensitive to apple rubbery wood, apple chat fruit,[6] apple canker, apple scab and honey fungus[2] but has some resistance to powdery mildew.[2]

Descendant cultivarsEdit

  • Prince Charles [3] (Lord Lambourne × Cox's Orange Pippin) [7]
  • Rubin [3] (Lord Lambourne × Golden Delicious) [8]
  • Karmen [3] (Lord Lambourne × Linda) [9]
  • Zlatava [3] (Lord Lambourne × Blahova Oranzova) [10]
  • Birgit Bonnier[3] (Cortland × Lord Lambourne) [11]
  • Lady Lambourne [3] (Sport of Lord Lambourne) [12]
  • Russet Lambourne [3] (Sport of Lord Lambourne) [13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Lord Lambourne apple". Orange Pippin. Orange Pippin Ltd. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "Malus domestica 'Lord Lambourne' (D) AGM". RHS Plant Selector. The Royal Horticultural Society. Archived from the original on 3 December 2013. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Lord Lambourne". National Fruit Collection. Crown Copyright. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  4. ^ "Bedfordshire apple varieties". EEAOP. East of England Apple Orchards Project. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  5. ^ "Mid-Season Apples". The Campaign for Real Farming. The Campaign for Real Farming. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  6. ^ Verma, Sharma (1999). Diseases of Horticultural Crops: Fruits. ML Gidwani, Indus Publishing Company. pp. 302–307. ISBN 81-7387-095-0.
  7. ^ "Prince Charles". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  8. ^ "Rubin". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  9. ^ "Karmen". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Zlatava". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  11. ^ "Birgit Bonnier". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  12. ^ "Lady Lambourne". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  13. ^ "Russet Lambourne". National Fruit Collection. Crown. Retrieved 19 January 2014.