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Fruit tree comparison - Scotch Dumpling
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Scotch Dumpling

Scotch Dumpling is a large Scottish cooking apple. Cooks to a frothy puree with a good flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison


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


Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sharper
Cooking result Puree

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Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Green / Red
Blossom colour Pink - dark
Leaf colour Green