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Laxton's Ideal

Dessert plum

Prunus domestica L.

Raised at Bedford by Laxton Bros. Catalogued in 1937. Fruits have very juicy, softish flesh with a fairly sweet and rich flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1938 - 011

Accession name
Laxton's Ideal
Flowering time  ›››
20th April10% flowering
24th AprilFull (80%) flowering
8th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early-Mid September 1
medium-large 1
Oval 1
49.93 g 1
Stalk Length
11.08 1
Skin Colour
Yellow-green 1
Stalk Length
11.08 mm 1
Clingstone 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.