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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 special order

We do not stock this variety, but we might be able to produce trees for you through our custom grafting service, depending on the availability of suitable grafting material. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Brown Crofton tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Brown Crofton tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Brown Crofton tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Brown Crofton tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Brown Crofton tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

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).

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