Bloody Ploughman Apple Trees

Key Data
Misc Pollinator, Spur Fruiting
Pollination Group Pollination Group D
Fruiting Mid Season Fruiting
Type Eating

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  NUMBER OF PLANTS
SIZES 1-2 3-910-2425+
MAIDEN Out of Stock £15.49Out of Stock £14.95Out of Stock £13.95Out of Stock £12.95
BUSH MM106 Out of Stock £23.95Out of Stock £22.95Out of Stock £21.95Out of Stock £20.95
1/2 std Out of Stock £25.95Out of Stock £24.95Out of Stock £23.95Out of Stock £22.95

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Bloody Ploughman Apple Trees - Delivered by Mail Order from the Nursery with a 1 Year Guarantee

Bloody Ploughman apple trees produce an early-mid season eating apple.

Browse all of our other apple tree varieties here or read our guide to buying the right apple tree.

Characteristics of Bloody Ploughman Trees:

  • Use: Eating. Light, refreshing flavour, not very sweet. A crisp and juicy bite.
  • Spur Bearer: suitable for cordons & espaliers, trained on wires.
  • Tree's growth habit: Strong vigour.
  • Harvest: Around mid-September.
  • Store & ripen in a cool, dry place: Until November.

 

General description of Bloody Ploughman:
This vigorous Scottish breed will do well in cold spots. It is a lovely big, chunky, red eating apple that makes a decent apple sauce, the fresh fruit have crisp, juicy flesh with a gentle flavour that will makes a nice change from really sweet varieties. The ripe fruit can darken to an almost purple colour.

Rootstocks:
All of our Bloody Ploughman trees are grown on MM106 rootstocks.

Pollination Partners for Bloody Ploughman:
Your trees are self sterile and their flowers must be pollinated to make fruit.
Bloody Ploughman is in pollination Group D.
This means that they will cross-pollinate with other apple trees in pollination Groups C, D and E.

See our Guide to Apple Tree Pollination for a full list of partners & more tips about pollination.

History & Parentage:
This tree originated from Carse of Gowrie in Scotland and was first sold commercially in 1883.

How Apple Trees are Measured & Delivered:
Our fruit trees are delivered in up to 3 shapes and you can also buy selected apple trees as ready made cordons.
Maiden: This unbranched tree is the smallest starting size. You can train maidens into espaliers and cordons.
Cordon: Bloody Ploughman trees are spur-bearers, so they can be made into cordons and espaliers.
Bush: This is a style of freestanding tree with a short trunk of about 60cms. It will grow to about 3 metres tall.
Half-Standard: This is a freestanding style that will grow into a full sized, "normal" apple tree, about 4 metres tall.

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