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Laxton's Advance

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.  Pollination partners

Laxton's Advance apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Laxton's Advance apple trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly/Mid Aug
Season of useAug
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Pollination date11
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin