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Laxton's Cropper

Culinary plum

Prunus domestica L.

Raised in 1906 by Laxton Bros. at Bedford and introduced in 1931. Fruits have golden yellow, firm, moderately juicy flesh with a little sweet, subacid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1977 - 071

Accession name
Laxton's Cropper (EMLA)
Flowering time  ›››
15th April10% flowering
19th AprilFull (80%) flowering
29th April90% petal fall
Picking time
Early-Mid September 1
medium-large 1
Oval 1
35.00 g 1
Stalk Length
8.90 1
Skin Colour
Purple-red 1
Stalk Length
8.90 mm 1
Freestone 1

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.