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Apple trees
Laxton's Superb

Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.
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Using


Apple trees
Laxton's Superb
Picking seasonLate
CroppingHeavy
Keeping1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
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Growing


Apple trees
Laxton's Superb
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourSlightly large
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Laxton's Superb
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Apple trees
Laxton's Superb
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Laxton's Superb
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourOrange / Red
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