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Lamb Abbey Pearmain apple



Lamb Abbey Pearmain is notable for being one of the first English varieties developed from an American one, as it was planted at Lamb Abbey in Kent from a seedling of the American Newtown Pippin in the early 19th century.

Last updated 12 Apr 2012.

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Current rating: 4.3 out of 5. Total votes cast: 8
 

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21 Sep 2016 
Crisp, chewy and juicy, with champagne like subtlety. Dull reddish/orange bloom over dull greenish/yellow skin, with russetting around stem and calyx.


04 Oct 2012 
Crisp, juicy and aromatic. Rather sweet, yet somewhat sharp. Green skin with red flecking and always at least some russet from the stalk downwards.


07 Oct 2011 
Crisp, somewhat spicy, taste is similar to a golden russet.



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Small and intensely flavored with a hint of pineapple

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1804
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1771
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1945-150
  • Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.

Relationships to other varieties

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References and further reading about this variety

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

Lamb Abbey Pearmain identification photos from official fruit collections

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  • Simon in CANTERBURY, KENT


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