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Laxton's Fortune Apple tree

Owner: Paul

Location:  West Bridgford, NOTTINGHAM, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:March/April
Picking:August/September
Soil:Acidic 
Climate at this location:Mild
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Codling moths

Owner's comments

The house was built in 1936 and I suspect that the tree may have been planted within a few yeras of completion.

Season records for this tree

  • 2009

    Spring blossom:  
    Harvest: 3rd week August

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