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botanical name:
Prunus domestica 'Laxton's Supreme'
Prunus domestica 'Laxton's Supreme' © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Plum 'Laxton's Supreme', Greengage
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 10.00m
width: 10.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: white
fruit colour: red & yellow
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
edible symbol edible
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -35°C
USDA zone: 4 to 10
description:
Dessert plum producing sweet tasting, yellow and red flushed fruits. Mid-season cropping. Small rounded deciduous tree, abundant clusters of small white flowers in spring.

cultivation:
Any reasonable, well drained soil in sun or light part shade. Grows well on clay soils.
Self fertile. Polination group C.

other notes:
Originated in Bedfordshire, UK, about 1904
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