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Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman

An old Scottish apple variety, named for the crimson-red colour of its skin and stained flesh.
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Growing


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Picking seasonMid
CroppingGood
Keeping1-2 months
Useful forCulinary
Juice
Hard cider
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Problems


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Disease resistanceAverage
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Climate


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Climate typeTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Flower colourPink - light
Fruit colourRed / Green
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