An old variety from the 1800’s which is scarce and difficult to obtain. Has the virtues of pretty blossom, a good flavour, and hardiness.
Scotch Dumpling apple tree – Season:
Can be harvested from the third week of September and will keep in store until November.
Scotch Dumpling – appearance:
Quite large, pale green with a pretty pink blush.
Scotch Dumpling apple trees – flavour:
Cooks to a sweet creamy froth. Great for baking and sauces, and also freezes well.
A culinary apple.
Cropping & Growth
Compact and shapely, easy to manage. Has lovely large pink blossom; very frost tolerant.
Scotch Dumpling Apple Trees - Pollination: [B] Pollination group. Plant with varieties of the same or adjacent groups to achieve pollination. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Scotch Dumpling apple trees
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermediate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.