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Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Simon

Location:  Malvern, WORCESTERSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Blossom:mid
Picking:sept
Soil:loamy clay 
Climate at this location:Temporate
Pruning:yes
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Not sure

Owner's comments

This tree is a sport from the rootstock of my Laxton. Apples are large and red in colour. Exceptionally SOUR. However, the smell is most wonderful, suggesting a real nice tasty apple

Season records for this tree

  • 2011

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

    Spring blossom: 28 April
    no fruit 2010
  • 2009

    No blossom or fruit 2009 : pruned 2008

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