Lane's Prince Albert
Parentage: Russet Nonpareil x Dumelow’s Seedling
Description: Lane's Prince Albert is a well known, late keeping apple. Skin is a shining green flushed orange-red with short, broken red stripes. Flesh is greenish-white, soft and very juicy. Cooks well, especially to a lemon purée. A good garden variety, but also grown on a small scale commercially in the UK.
History: Believed to have been raised by Thomas Squire, Berkhamstead, Hertforshire, England in about 1840. Later intoduced in 1850 by John Lane. So named when Prince Albert and Queen Victoria called at the Kings Arms for a change of horses.