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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 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 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