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Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Beccy

Location:  Bexhill-On-Sea, EAST SUSSEX, United Kingdom

Age of this tree:2019 years
Soil:Clay, has been garden for c. 100 years 
Climate at this location:Maritime
Pruning:Usually occasional pruning of lower branches for human access to seating beneath tree but drastic pruning of one side in 2011.
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Taller than 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Biennial cropping (alternate years)
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated

Season records for this tree

  • 2014

    Spring blossom: 4 May
  • 2013

    Very light crop
  • 2012

    Extremely heavy crop
  • 2011

    Light crop
  • 2010

    Very heavy crop
  • 2009

    Light crop

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