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Apple trees
Laxton's Fortune

A quietly popular Edwardian era Cox-style apple, developed by the Laxton Brothers Nursery.
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Growing


Apple trees
Laxton's Fortune
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Laxton's Fortune
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping2-3 weeks
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Apple trees
Laxton's Fortune
Disease resistanceAverage
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabSome resistance
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Climate


Apple trees
Laxton's Fortune
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Laxton's Fortune
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourGreen / Red
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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