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About this Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Keith

Location:  Helmsley, York, NORTH YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age: Planted in about
Blossom time: April - May
Picking time: Late August to October
Soil characteristics at this location: Sandy loam 
Climate at this location: mild and damp
Pruning: Cut dead wood only
Age of this tree: Very old
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Heavy crops
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: wasps!

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2011 18 April

3rd week September

Stored in boxes of straw and lasted until the beginning of April, less than 10% went bad!
2nd week September

Stored in boxes of straw and they lasted until January - about a third were rotten

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