Laxtons Cropper Plum

Parentage: Victoria x Aylesbury Prune

Description: Laxton's Cropper is a reliable, late culinary plum of average quality. An excellent cropper performing especially well in hardy areas. Fruits are red in colour turning blue-black, oval shaped and medium sized. Covered by thick, light blue bloom. Flesh is greenish yellow, moderately juicy and of good flavour but never very sweet. Stunning white flowers arrive in the spring. Grown widely by commercial growers.

History: Raised by Laxton Brothers of Bedford in 1906 and introduced in 1931.

Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Eating
  • Pollination group 3
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Picking month: Mid September

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