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Fruit tree comparison - Lord Derby
Apple trees

Lord Derby

Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
CroppingGood
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?4
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Large
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSharper
Cooking resultTextured puree

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourGreen - light
Leaf colourGreen