Yellow skin flushed red, excellent flavour, juicy and firm. Crops heavily, a first rate apple. Fairly easily grown, it fills the gap between James Grieve and Cox’s Orange Pippin, and its flowers are fairly resistant to frost. Raised in Bedford by The Laxton Brother’s in 1907. Self-sterile.
Type – Eater
Pick – October
Store – December
Group – A(1)
Beauty of Bath, Bountiful, Fortune, Egremont Russet, Gravestein (Green), Gravenstein (Red), Adams Pearmain, Arthur Turner, Belle De Boskoop, Bens Red, Blenheim Orange, Bloody Ploughmans, Bramley Seedling, Bramley 20, Charles Ross, Cox Self Fertile, Devonshire Quarrenden, Golden Noble, Greenadier, Idared, Jupiter, Katy, Keswick Codlin, Kidds Orange Red, Norfolk Royal Russet, Rev W Wilkes, Ribston Pippin, Rosemary Russet, Vista Bella, Worcester Pearmain, Gorgeous (Malus), Pink Glow (Malus), Guardsman (Malus), John Downie (Malus),