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Scotch Dumpling

Scotch Dumpling
  • Picking season: Early
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 2

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

Scotch Dumpling apple trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Unknown origins, possibly Clydesdale in Scotland.

Scotch Dumpling characteristics

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Cooking resultPuree
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourAverage vigour
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingFree-spurring
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flower colourPink - dark