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Apple trees
Scrumptious

Scumptious is a modern award-winning early-season English dessert apple.
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Apple trees
Scrumptious
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityVery good
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Aromatic
Food usesEating fresh
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
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Growing


Apple trees
Scrumptious
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Scrumptious
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabVery resistant
Bitter pitSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Scrumptious
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Scrumptious
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourRed
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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