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Apple trees
Lord Derby

Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.
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Using


Apple trees
Lord Derby
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Keeping1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forCulinary
Juice
Traditional cooker
Cooking resultTextured puree
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Growing


Apple trees
Lord Derby
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Lord Derby
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
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Climate


Apple trees
Lord Derby
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Lord Derby
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
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