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Neild's Drooper



Origin: Bristol UK, 1915

Pollination: Neild's Drooper is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Neild's Drooper apple trees produced to special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

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

Characteristics of Neild's Drooper apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Sep
Season of useOct-Nov
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habit
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date19
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners