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Laxton's Favourite

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1925 at Bedford by Laxton Bros. and introduced by them in 1951. Fruits have sweet, crisp, juicy flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Exquisite
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.50mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
medium-high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1949 - 290

  

Accession name
Laxton's Favourite
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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