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Eynsham Dumpling



A large cooking apple raised in Oxfordshire.

Origin: Oxfordshire UK, 1960

Pollination: Eynsham Dumpling is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Eynsham Dumpling apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Eynsham Dumpling tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Eynsham Dumpling tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Eynsham Dumpling tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Eynsham Dumpling tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Eynsham Dumpling tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Eynsham Dumpling

Raised by F W Wastie, Eynsham, Oxfordshire. Received by the National Fruit Collection in 1960. A Blenheim Orange x Sandringham. A large culinary apple which cooks to a lemon puree but has little flavour.

Characteristics of Eynsham Dumpling apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourFlushed
FlavourSubacid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeEarly Oct
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date13
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageBlenheim Orange
Sandringham