Winter 2022We still have plenty of trees left but time is running out for planting this winter. More>
Orange Pippin Trees UK logo

Scotch Dumpling apple trees

Scotch Dumpling
Scotch Dumpling is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Scotch Dumpling is a large Scottish cooking apple. Cooks to a frothy puree with a good flavour.

Scotch Dumpling apple trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree MM106 rootstock £43.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Alert me

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £25.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Alert me
  • BR21-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £25.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
    Alert me

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.

History

Unknown origins, possibly Clydesdale in Scotland.

Scotch Dumpling characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group2
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingFree-spurring
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Flavour style (apples)Sharper
  • Cooking resultPuree

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949