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Brown Crofton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 078

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from Ireland. Fruits have a crisp, somewhat acid flavour.

Accession name
Brown Crofton
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
52.28 mm 1
Width
66.17 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
medium-high 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register