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Laxton's Reward

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1925 at Bedford by Laxton Bros. Fruits have crisp, coarse flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Epicure x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
49.00mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1949 - 292

  

Accession name
Laxton's Reward
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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