A quality dessert apple, sweet, juicy, almost pear flavoured. It is ready to eat in late September. It is a medium to small apple with skin of dark orange red flush, and thick red stripes over green, becoming greasy. Laxton's Superb was raised in 1909 by the Laxton Brothers of Bedford, and received the Award of Merit from the RHS in 1923. Parentage: Wealthy X Cox's Orange Pippin.