Apple - Edith Hopwood

Edith Hopwood Apple

Malus domestica
A lightly aromatic mid season yellow apple.

Origin: Essex UK 1925

Pollination:  Edith Hopwood is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Edith Hopwood 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 Edith Hopwood

Edith Hopwood apple was raised in Essex by F W Thorrington from a Cox's Orange Pippin seedling. Received by the National Fruit Collection UK in 1925. A sweet lightly aromatic, bright yellow fruit. Juicy, cream coloured flesh. Prone to dropping before fully ripe.



Main characteristics of Edith Hopwood

Use Dessert
Colour Yellow
Flavour Sweet
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Early Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

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

Pollination date  13
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Cox's Orange Pippin