Scotch Dumpling apple trees

Scotch Dumpling apple tree

Scotch Dumpling is a useful early-ripening culinary apple variety. The large apples cook down to a frothy puree, with a good flavour. The pink blossom is also an attraction.

Scotch Dumpling apple trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock 0.00

Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Scotch Dumpling

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 2?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit bearing: Free-spurring?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive blossom

Uses

  • Picking season: Early?
  • Use / keeping: 2-3 weeks?
  • Flavour quality: Good?
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Good for cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Drying / Discoloring: Oxidising?

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colour: Green / Red
  • Blossom colour: Pink - dark
  • Leaf colour: Green

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Tolerates cold winters
  • Planting position: Tolerates partial shade

Pollination guide for Scotch Dumpling

Scotch Dumpling is in flowering group 2. Scotch Dumpling is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby.

Historical details

Unknown origins, possibly Clydesdale in Scotland.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Scotch Dumpling'