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About this Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Simon

Location:  MALVERN, Worcestershire, United Kingdom


Visiting: By arrangement

Age: Planted in about
Blossom time: mid
Picking time: Sept onwards
Soil characteristics at this location: loam 
Climate at this location: Temperate
Pruning: Yes, when required. Usually june-july
Age of this tree: Very old
Tree form: Not sure
Height: Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping: Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth characteristics: This tree grows easily here
Herbicides: Not sure
Pesticides: Un-treated
Main local pests: wooly aphid


Owner's comments

Can be a tree which fruits in successive years, but more often than not, fruits every other year. Apples keep well - Jan to Feb. Can be used as cooking as well as eating. Sometimes the fruit is susceptible to cracking, fruit on the lower branches is more often scabby whereas fruit on the top of the tree is very good.

Season records for this tree

Season Blossom date Picking date / Yield Size Season notes
2011

No longer the owner of this one, in my old house in Malvern UK
2010 29 April

Quite a heavy crop this year.
2009

No flowers or fruit in 2009
Laxton's Superb tree

Laxton's Superb tree

Copyright: S. Lampitt

Uploaded: 26 Aug 2010

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