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Brown Crofton



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.  Pollination partners

Brown Crofton apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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.

Characteristics of Brown Crofton apple trees

UseDessert
ColourRusset
FlavourSweet-sharp
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid/Late Oct
Season of useDec-Jan
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners