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.
Lamb Abbey Pearmain apple
Small and intensely flavored with a hint of pineapple
- 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
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
- Newtown Pippin (parent)
References and further reading about this variety
- Apples of England (1948)
Lamb Abbey Pearmain identification photos from official fruit collections
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Lamb Abbey Pearmain identification photos from website visitors
Fruit tree register
Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.
The following Lamb Abbey Pearmain trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.
You can also view these trees on a map.
- Alison Gardner in ALBION, CALIFORNIA
- Axel Kratel in Santa Cruz, California
- Jerry Hudgins in Point Reyes Station, California
- Simon in CANTERBURY, KENT
Latest Spring blossom records for this variety
- 29th March 2017 - tree owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States
Latest harvest records for this variety
- 1st week September 2017 - tree owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States