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Malus domestica ‘Lucombes Pine’

Apple 'Luscombes Pine'

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsApril & September
  • Height2m
  • Speed of GrowthModerate
  • Growth HabitOpen branched
  • Flower ColourWhite
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Malus domestica ‘Lucombes Pine’ (Apple 'Luscombes Pine'). This is an eating apple, with yellow fruit that tastes a little like pineapple!

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree

Origin

Exeter, UK.

Interest and use

Grown for their edible fruit.

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Needs

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

Cultivation

Height and spread dependent on rootstock.

Propagation

You can propagate by budding in late summer or by grafting in mid-winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids, woolly aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, caterpillars, apple scab, honey fungus, apple canker, fireblight and mildews.

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