Lough Tree of Wexford


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Apple Lough Tree of Wexford

An Irish heritage variety of early to mid-season dessert apple, originally found in a Co Wexford. The fruit is small to medium-sized, the greenish-yellow skin almost completely covered with crimson streaks and stippling, giving a bright red appearance. The flesh is crisp, sweet and juicy. The tree is vigorous, reliable and a heavy cropper, with good resistance to disease. Spur-bearer. Mid-season blossom. The fruit is best eaten straight from the tree. Very attractive when the fruit is ripe on the tree.

Site: Average exposure
Soil: Any reasonably well drained
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: late August to September
Keep: September to October
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Group 2 (pollinates with Groups 1, 2 and 3)
Uses: Eating apple

Additional information


M9, M26, MM106, MM111