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Laxton's Early Crimson

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1908 at Bedford by Laxton Bros. and introduced by them in 1931. Fruits have rather coarse flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Early Crimson
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain x Gladstone
Mother to:
Merton Knave
Shape
Conical 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
42.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1975 - 304

  

Accession name
Laxton's Early Crimson (LA 69A)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register