History of the Lady Hopetown apple
The Lady Hopetown dates from the National Fruit trials of 1950 from W Barnes of Bexhill-on-Sea.
Description of fruit
The fruit is greenish yellow with a crisp sharp fruity flavour.
Season of use
The fruit can be picked in mid October and stored until March and on to May if kept very cool.
Flowering and pollination
Flowering day: F11
How to identify a Lady Hopetown apple
Apples can be identified by sending them to the National Fruit Collection at Brogdale or by bringing a sample to Apple Day Brighton, where an expert pomologist will be on hand to identify apples. From each tree, bring three or more ripe fruits and a shoot with representative leaves.
Where to buy a Lady Hopetown apple tree
Please contact us for details of our supplier for Sussex apple varieties.