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Clopton Red



A bright red flushed aromatic, sweet apple.

Origin: Suffolk UK, 1946

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

Clopton Red apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

History and description of Clopton Red

Clopton Red apple was raised from a Cox's Orange Pippin seedling by Justin Brooke, Clopton Hall, Wickambrook, Suffolk 1946. Bright red flushed fruit. Sweet and juicy with a delicate aromatic flavour.

Characteristics of Clopton Red apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRed
FlavourAromatic
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date18
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin