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Brown Crofton Apple

Malus domestica
A russet apple with an intense sweet-sharp flavour.

Origin: Ireland

Pollination:  Brown Crofton is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Brown Crofton Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Brown Crofton

Originates from Ireland. Red flush over a greenish yellow russetted skin. Intense rich, sweet-sharp flavour. Fruit prone to cracking.



Main characteristics of Brown Crofton

Use Dessert
Colour Russet
Flavour Sweet-sharp
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Mid/Late Oct
Season of use  Dec-Jan

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer

Pollination date  12
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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