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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
Cropping Good
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 style Sharper
Cooking result Textured puree

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1850 - 1899
Fruit colour Green - light
Leaf colour Green