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Malus domestica ‘Lane's Prince Albert eating apple’

Apple eating

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsMay & October
  • Height10m to 8m
  • Growth HabitUpright hemi-spherical
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Malus domestica ‘Lane's Prince Albert eating apple’ (Apple eating). This is a large variety it has pale green skin and it is flushed with orange, it has a good texture and is juicy. It will store for about 4 months. It cooks to brisk purée, not as acidic as 'Bramley's Seedling'. Large fruit. Good, regular crops; fruit easily bruised. Hardy; makes neat small tree. Resistant to scab; very prone to mildew; prone to canker on all but very well-drained soils. Season: Nov. - Mar.; stores well

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree or Fruit

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will prefer a cool, moist climate with full sun with fertile, well-drained, loamy soil. You must protect from strong winds.

Propagation

You can propagate by budding in summer or grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Mildew

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