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Laxton's Cropper

A heavy cropping late season plum which keeps well

Origin: Bedfordshire UK, 1906

Pollination: Laxton's Cropper is self-fertile and a pollinator is not necessary for producing a crop.  Pollination partners

Laxton's Cropper plum and gage trees for sale

Adaptabil rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £29.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Laxton's Cropper

Raised by Laxton Bros at Bedford, UK in 1906 and introduced in 1931.

Medium large fruit. Bloomy blue-black skin. Firm, juicy yellow flesh with a fair flavour. Best used as a culinary plum. The fruit hangs on the tree well into October without deteriorating and will keep well in storage.

Moderate sized tree with a pendulous habit. Self-fertile with regular heavy crops sometimes overcropping.

Characteristics of Laxton's Cropper plum and gage trees

Fruit sizeMedium
Picking time
Season of useSep
Tree vigour
Tree habit
Pollination date20
Pollination groupC
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageAylesbury Prune