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Brown's Seedling



A sweet dual purpose apple.

Origin: Lincolnshire UK, 1874

Pollination: Brown's Seedling is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Brown's Seedling 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's Seedling tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Brown's Seedling tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Brown's Seedling tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Brown's Seedling tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Brown's Seedling 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's Seedling

Raised before 1874 by the nurseryman Brown of Stamford, Lincolnshire, UK. Medium sized, flat-round fruit. Orange flush over yellow skin. Quite sweet with good flavour. Cooks to a bright yellow puree.

Characteristics of Brown's Seedling apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlush
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date16
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners