Lady De Grey's. See Kentish Pill Basket.

Lamb Abbey Pearmain, d.—Medium sized, conical, slightly flattened at the ends. Skin yellowish green; orange, streaked with red, next the sun. Eye rather large, deeply sunk. Stalk short. Flesh yellow, greenish at the core, crisp, juicy, sweet, and aromatic. One of the best dessert fruits, and "keeps well without shrivelling." December to April.

Lancashire Crab. See Minchall Crab.

Leathercoat. See Royal Russet.

Lodgemore Nonpareil {Clissold's Seedling).—Fruit about medium size, roundish. Skin deep yellow, dotted with minute grey dots, and with a blush of red on one side. Eye slightly closed, set in a shallow basin. Stalk short, deeply inserted in the cavity. Flesh yellowish, firm, crisp, juicy, and sugary, with a fine aroma.

A first-rate dessert apple, in use from February till the beginning of June.

Lemon Pippin, k.d. (Kirke's Lemon Pippin).—Medium sized, oval. Skin yellowish green, turning to lemon-yellow. Eye small. Stalk short, with a fleshy protuberance growing on one side. Flesh firm, brisk, and plea-santly acid. October to April.

Lewis' Incomparable, k.d.—Large and conical. Skin deep lively red, streaked with red of a darker colour; but on the shaded side it is deep yellow, faintly streaked with light red, and strewed with numerous minute dark dots. Eye small and open. Stalk very short. Flesh yellowish, firm, crisp, and juicy, with a slight musky flavour. A large and handsome apple. In use from December to February.

Lincolnshire Holland Pippin, k. (Striped Holland Pippin).—Large, roundish, and flattened. Skin yellow, dotted with green dots in the shade, and pale orange, streaked with bright red, next the sun. Eye small, set in an angular basin. Stalk short, inserted in a shallow de-pression. Flesh white, and slightly acid. A kitchen apple from October to December.

Little Herbert, d.—A small, round apple, covered with brown russet. Much esteemed in Gloucestershire as a first-rate dessert fruit; but is, in fact, only second-rate. Tree a shy bearer. December to March.

Loan's Pearmain, d.—Rather large, oval. Skin dull green, with brownish red next the sun. Flesh greenish white, tender, crisp, juicy, and sweet. November to February.

London Golden Pippin. See Golden Pippin.

London Pippin, k. (Five-crowned Pippin, Royal Somer-set).—Above medium size, roundish, flattened, and angular, with five prominent knobs round the crown. Skin yellow, becoming deep yellow when ripe. Stalk short and slender. Eye small and shallow. Flesh yellowish white, of an agreeable sub-acid flavour. Good bearer. October to January.

Longville's Kernel, d. (Sams Crab). — Medium sized, ovate, and slightly angular. Skin greenish yellow, streaked with dark yellow on the side next the sun. Eye small and open. Stalk short. Flesh yellow, firm, slightly acid, and sweet. Only a second-rate apple. August and September.

Lord Gwydyr's Newtown Pippin. See Alfriston.

Lord Nelson, k.d.—Rather large, roundish, broadest at the base. Skin pale yellow, bright red next the sun. Stalk slender and short. Eye open, set in a large, slightly plaited basin. Flesh yellowish, juicy, highly aromatic. November to January.

Lord Suffield, k.—Above medium size, conical. Skin pale greenish yellow, with sometimes a tinge of red next the sun. Eye closed. Stalk short and stout. Flesh white, tender, and firm, very juicy, and briskly flavoured. August and September.

Lovedon's Pippin. See Nonpareil.

Lucombe's Pine, d.—Below medium size, ovate or conical. Skin clear pale yellow, with an orange tinge next the sun, and marked with patches of russet. Eye small and closed. Stalk short and stout. Flesh tender, crisp, very juicy, sugary, and aromatic. A first-rate dessert apple. October to Christmas.

Lucombe's Seedling, k.—Large, roundish, and angular. Skin yellowish green, covered with dark spots, and streaked with crimson next the sun. Stalk short and thick. Eye small and open. Flesh white, juicy, and pleasant flavoured. October to March.