Apple 'Laxton's Superb' Malus domestica 'Laxton's Superb' (D)
'Laxton's Superb' is a heavy-cropping, late-season, dessert apple with a sweet flavour and firm flesh. It is partially self-fertile, in pollination group 4, vigorous but with a tendency to biennial bearing. The fruit is greenish-yellow with red flushing and striping
About this plant
apple 'Laxton's Superb'
Malus domestica 'Superb'
Prune according to chosen training method, often twice a year. See apple pruning
Loam, Sand, SoilClay
- Suitable locations
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Propagate by grafting in midwinter or chip budding in late summer on clonal rootstock for fruit. The rootstock will largely determine the vigour of the tree
May be affected by aphids, woolly aphid, rosy apple aphid, fruit tree red spider mite, codling moth and other caterpillars
Average resistance to common apple diseases: apple canker, apple scab, and powdery mildews. Apples are also susceptible to brown rot, honey fungus and blossom wilt