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Laxton's Fortune  Remove




Summary A popular English Cox-style variety, with a sweeter flavour and easier to grow, raised by the famous Laxton Bros. nursery in Bedford, UK.


Laxton's Fortune

Fruit colour Red / Orange flush

Flesh colour

Fruit size

Fruit shape


Laxton's Fortune

Flavour Good

Flavour style Sweeter

Ripening period Mid season


Cooking result


Laxton's Fortune


Cropping Good

Vigour Slightly small

Pollination Flowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Partially self-fertile
Gardening skill Sweeter

Problems Canker - Some susceptibility
Scab - Some resistance


Laxton's Fortune

Country of origin Bedford, England, United Kingdom

Other qualities Awards 1993

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