Lucombes Seedling

Synonyms: Listener, Crediton/Kirton Fair, Newquay Prizetaker

Information About the Lucombes Seedling

Origin: Exeter, Devon before 1830
Growth Characteristics: Tree of weak vigour. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Little scab resistance
Fruit: large, pale green/yellow apples with some red streaks/flush. Crisp becoming soft when kept. Sub acid and spicey
Picking Season: Mid
Storage: To Nov
Uses: Dessert: Cider: Early, light Juice:
Recommendations: Grown in West Cornwall for market in the 1920s where it was known as Newquay Prizetaker. See notes on Listener
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