Apple - Clopton Red

Clopton Red Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

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Clopton Red 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 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.



Main characteristics of Clopton Red

Use Dessert
Colour Red
Flavour Aromatic
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Sep
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  18
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Cox's Orange Pippin