Laxton's Early Gage

Dessert & Culinary plum

Prunus domestica L.

Raised at Bedford by Laxton Bros. and received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from them. Fruits have firm flesh and little juice with a subacid, little sweet and rich flavour.

Material in the National Fruit Collection is available under license.

Accession No.
1951 - 338     check_circle

Accession name
Laxton's Early Gage

Flowering time
16th April 10% flowering
20th April Full (80%) flowering
30th April 90% petal fall

Picking time
Mid August 1

large 1

Dessert & Culinary 1

Oval 1

Fruit Weight
57.00 g 1

Skin Colour
Yellow-green 1

Stalk Length
12.60 mm 1

Freestone 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.