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Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman

An old Scottish apple variety, named for the crimson-red colour of its skin and stained flesh.
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Growing


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Using


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesCulinary
Juice
Hard cider
Flavour style (apples)Sharper
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Problems


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Disease resistanceAverage
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Identification


Apple trees
Bloody Ploughman
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colourRed / Green
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