All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Laxton's Fortune Apple tree

Owner: Steve

Location:  Poole, DORSET, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:heavy stoney clay 
Climate at this location:Mild with warm summers
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:coddling moth

Owner's comments

Excellent sweet juicy apples. Just have to pick them before too much bird damage has occurred.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Harvest: 2nd week September
  • 2009


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