Crimson Superb

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Laxton's Superb. It originated with J. Anderson, School House, Hutton Cranswick, Driffield, Yorkshire. First exhibited in 1950. Fruits have firm, fine-textured juicy flesh with a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Sport of Laxton's Superb

Dessert 2

Accession No.
1976 - 141   fingerprint   check_circle

Accession name
Crimson Superb (LA 73A)

Flowering time
8th May 10% flowering
12th May Full (80%) flowering
19th May 90% petal fall

Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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