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Apple (Malus) Laxton's Superb
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Laxton's Superb


Parentage: Wyken Pippin x Cox’s Orange Pippin

Description: Laxton's Superb is a well knnow, late dessert apple that is grown commercially in the Netherlands and the UK, and in private gardens. Purple flush and red stripes give this an old fashioned attractive appearance. Sweet and aromatic possessing certain similarities to Cox, can become biennial bearing. A good substitute for Cox’s Orange Pippin in colder exposed areas.

History: Raised by Laxton Brothers Ltd. at Bedford, England in 1897 and was introduced in 1922. Recieved an Award of Merit from Royal Horticultural Society in 1919.

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General attributes

Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 4 Flowering group 4
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until January Stores until January