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Apple (Malus) Scotch Bridget
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Scotch Bridget


Description: Scotch Bridget is a popular Scottish cooking apple. A medium-sized, broad-based, conical apple, ribbed and crowned, the smooth skin becomes golden yellow, prettily striped red. Develops more acidity flavour with a tender white flesh thats juicy and rich. A favourite in the Hereford and Worcester area, particularly the Teme Valley. Suitable for difficult conditions in the damp fells and sales of Cumbria and found in northern and Scottish areas.

History: Originally bred in Scotland and then grown in Lancashire in the 1850s.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until December Stores until December