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

Order now for delivery from 18th December

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Pot-grown fruit trees

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - 12l pot - MM106 rootstock £31.50

Bare-root fruit trees

Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock £18.95

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as 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

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'


UK-grown trees All our trees are grown in the UK.