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Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Frank

Location:  Swanley, KENT, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Sandy 
Climate at this location:moderate south east England
Pruning:Badly!
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

I have two of these trees in my garden and very much like the fruit. I have been discussing how to preserve the fruit across the winter without great success. I am building a shed to an odd shape (to go round one of the trees!)

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

  • 2009


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