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Laxton's Fortune Apple tree

Owner: Celia

Location:  Manchester, LANCASHIRE, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2019 years
Rootstock:M26
Soil:clay loam 
Climate at this location:mild wet winters, cool summers
Pruning:yes
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Owner's comments

nice sweet flavour but doesn't keep well. Easy to grow.

Season records for this tree

  • 2013

    Spring blossom: 17 May
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   2.0m / 6.7ft wide
    Canker: Not present
    Scab: Not present
    Mildew: Not present
    Fireblight: Not present
    Cedar-apple rust: Not present
    Woolly aphid: Not present
    Codling moth: Not present
    Plum fruit moth: Not present
    Silverleaf: Not present
  • 2012

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  • 2009


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