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Malus 'Scotch Bridget'

Genus: Malus.

Species: Malus domestica.

A reliable Scottish cooking apple that is also widely-grown in north-west England.
Scotch Bridget phototape
Origins
Species: Malus domestica
Introduced: 19th century
Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1582
UK National Fruit Collection accession number: 1945-019

Identification
Fruit colour: Red / Orange flush
Bultitude apple group: 4. Flushed / striped, smooth, dessert / dual-purpose
Using
Uses: Cooking
Uses: Juice
Cooking result: Keeps shape
Flavour quality: Good
Flavour style: Sharper
Harvest period: Late season
Use / keeping: 1-2 months
Growing
Cropping: Good
Flowering group: 3
Fertility: Self-sterile
Ploidy: Triploid
Pollinating others: Poor
Vigour: Average growth
Gardening skill: Very easy
General disease resistance: Good
Climate
Climate suitability: Temperate climates
Climate suitability: Tolerates cold winters

Photos of this plant

  • P1210732
  • P1230946
  • P1260858