Exceptionally pretty, dark pink blossom makes this variety stand out in Spring. Apple ?Scotch Dumpling? is an early cooking apple, ripening by mid-august. The large fruits have a sharp flavour, cooking down to a frothy puree which makes fabulous apple sauce! Surplus fruits will store for a few weeks but are best used fresh from the tree. Apple rootstocks:M27 – Extreme dwarf reaching a mature height of up to 1.5m (5′)M9/ Pajam 9/ P9 – Dwarf reaching a mature height of up to 2.5m (8′)M26 – Dwarf reaching a mature height of 2.5-3m (8-10′)M6 – Semi dwarf reaching a mature height of up to 3m (10′)MM106 – Semi dwarf reaching a mature height of up to 4m (13′)This variety is not self-fertile. For the heaviest crops it is best grown with another variety. If you only have room for one tree then make sure that a neighbour has a tree close by that can act as a suitable pollinator. Pollination Group 1 – Cooking AppleEstimated time to cropping once planted: 2 years.Estimated time to best yields: 5 years.Some parts of these flowers are edible.