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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 we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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