Malus Domestica Laxton Superb

 

Malus Domestica Laxton Superb, Orchard Apple. An old favourite raised by the Laxton brothers Ltd in 1897. Late season desert apple with fine texture, very juicy sweet flavoured. A deciduous tree that is Ideal for Culinary applications or as an attractive orchard Specimen.

 

*Espalier available, select below

 

 

Plant in moist fertile well drained soil. Full sun, Hardy.

 

Pollination: Partially self fertile If this apple planted in an urban area a partner for pollination is not generally required. Pollination by another apple will maximise yield.

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.