The flesh is sweet and juicy and crisp, though it becomes softer if left on the tree.
The Laxton’s Fortune Apple is somewhat fragrant and some detect an anise or banana aftertaste.
Laxton’s Fortune Apples are fresh-eating apples.
Laxton’s Fortune Apples were developed 1904 by Laxton Brothers, Bedfordshire, England from a cross between Cox’s Orange Pippin apple and the Wealthy apple. They were introduced 1931 and received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1932.