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Laxton's Royalty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1908 at Bedford by Laxton Bros. and introduced by them in 1932. Fruits have hard, crisp flesh with a slightly sweet to subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Royalty
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Court Pendu Plat
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
49.50mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1949 - 098

  

Accession name
Laxton's Royalty
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
21st MayFull (80%) flowering
28th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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