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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

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • 2.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M25 rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

Unknown origins, possibly Clydesdale in Scotland.



Scotch Dumpling characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):mid-August
    • Picking season:Early
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):2-3 weeks
    • Food uses:Culinary, Traditional cooker
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:2
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
    • Fruit bearing:Free-spurring
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949