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Dewdney's Seedling Apple

Malus domestica
A large Victorian mid season cooking apple.

Origin: Lincolnshire UK 1850

Pollination:  Dewdney's Seedling is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Dewdney's Seedling Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.

History and description of Dewdney's Seedling

Raised by Mr Dewdney of Barrowby, near Grantham, Lincolnshire in about 1850. Very large sized fruit. Round-conical , irregular shape. Distinctly ribbed. Bright green becoming greenish yellow. Possibly up to one half flushed brownish purple. The flesh is greenish white, moderately firm and juicy. Very acid when first picked but mellows in storage. Cooks to a sharp froth or creamy puree. A very vigorous tree. A good cropper.

Main characteristics of Dewdney's Seedling

Use Culinary
Colour Green
Flavour Acid
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Early Sep
Season of use  Sep-Nov

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile Triploid
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Other names  Baron Wolseley