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Lord Lambourne Apple tree

Owner: Patrick

Location:  Mt Macedon, VIC, Australia

Age:Planted in about 2008
Age of this tree:14 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.

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Good season on a small tree
  • 2014

    Harvest: 3rd week March
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Good medium crop on a tree that is only 3 years old, and a very dry year. Some supplementary watering. No disease problems. Seems to be a reliable cropper with not too much biennial cropping.
  • 2014

    Harvest: 3rd week March
    Size: 2.5m / 8.3ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Good medium crop on a tree that is only 3 years old, and a very dry year. Some supplementary watering. No disease problems. Seems to be a reliable cropper with not too much biennial cropping.
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