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Laxton's Advance Apple

Malus domestica
A lightly aromatic summer dessert apple.

Origin: Bedfordshire UK 1929

Pollination:  Laxton's Advance is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator. Show suitable pollination partners

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Laxton's Advance Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Laxton's Advance

Advance apple was raised from Cox's Orange Pippin x Gladstone by Laxton Bros, Bedford, UK in 1908. Large, round-conical fruit. Crimson flush over pale green skin. Juicy, with a sweet lightly aromatic flavour. Moderately vigorous, spreading tree. Prone to canker and mildew. Light cropper.



Main characteristics of Laxton's Advance

Use Dessert
Colour Flushed
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early/Mid Aug
Season of use  Aug

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
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Parentage  Cox's Orange PippinGladstone