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Laxton's Triumph

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1902 at Bedford by Laxton Bros., and introduced by them in 1930. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a sweet subacid and highly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Triumph
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
King of the Pippins x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1931 - 004

  

Accession name
Laxton's Triumph
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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