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Lord Lambourne Apple tree

Owner: Patrick

Location:  Mt Macedon, VIC, Australia

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:16 years
Rootstock:Semi dwarf
Soil:clay loam 
Climate at this location:cool temperate. Dry autumns, cold winters ( for australia)
Pruning:light thinning
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Medium crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Chemical treatments
Pesticides:Organic treatments
Local pests:Apple scab, Kangaroo browsing!, Birds ( crimson rosellas)

Owner's comments

Recommended tree. Great taste, Keeps well. Not the most attractive fruit, but delicious, mid acid variety. Small fruit. Dependable bearing, not very biennial.