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Laxton's Fortune Apple tree

Owner: Zed

Location:  Harrow, MIDDLESEX, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Picking:late September
Soil:mostly London clay 
Climate at this location:mild, tree surrounded by high fences
Pruning:Very little
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:Not specified
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:leaf miner

Season records for this tree

  • 2012

    Spring blossom: 8 April
  • 2011

    Spring blossom: 5 April
    Harvest: 1st week August
    Have already picked large, ripe, sweet and juicy apples -earliest ever.
  • 2010

    Harvest: 1st week September
  • 2009

    Harvest: 3rd week August
Laxton's Fortune, growing in Harrow, UK, and estimated to be 70 years old

Laxton's Fortune, growing in Harrow, UK, and estimated to be 70 years old

Copyright: Zed Zapasnik

Uploaded: 26 Oct 2008

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