Seedling raised at Wyken, near Coventry, Warks, in the 1700s. It is the parent of Laxton's
Superb, one of our best apples. The fruits don't look impressive; they are small to medium-sized, flat, and yellow when fully ripe, but the flavour is rich and the texture is firm. This is a late midseason apple which stores quite well. The growth habit is rather upright so it has to be pruned with care or the fruit may be out of reach.
compiled by Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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