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Edith Hopwood



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.  Pollination partners

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

Characteristics of Edith Hopwood apple trees

UseDessert
ColourYellow
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeEarly Sep
Season of useSep-Oct
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date13
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin