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

Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Helen

Location:  Southampton, HANTS, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1920
Age of this tree:100 years
Soil:Loamy 
Climate at this location:moderate/mild
Pruning:Not a lot
Tree form:Bush (wider at top than bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Heavy crops
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2015

    Harvest: 2nd week October  80kg / 176lbs
    Size: 3.0m / 10.0ft high   3.0m / 10.0ft 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
    Excellent crop though a lot of small apples
  • 2014

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