Bedfordshire apple, late 1800’s. A good Cox replacement but easier to grow. Useful storer.
Laxtons Superb Apple tree – Season:
Pick from the tree around mid October, will store in good condition until January and sometimes longer. .
Laxtons Superb - appearance:
Medium to large in size with handsome purple red flush over pale green. White flesh,
Laxtons Superb apple trees – flavour:
A Cox type apple with some of that varieties complexity and aroma, but generally sweeter with a firm white flesh.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous grower, especially in the early years. Hardy, productive and easy to grow.
Laxtons Superb - Pollination: ‘B’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Cox's Orange Pippin
Tree sizes for Laxtons Superb apple trees for sale:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.