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Laxton's Superb Apple tree

Owner: Jane

Location:  Shrewsbury, SHROPSHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about 1990
Age of this tree:32 years
Soil:Sandy loam 
Pruning:Yes
Tree form:Not sure
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Un-treated
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Codling moth

Owner's comments

Beautiful tasting apple tend to brown quickly 'tho. Does not keep well.

Season records for this tree

  • 2016

    Scab: Mild attack
    Codling moth: Mild attack
    Not abundant but bigger apples this year.
  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009


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