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Apple Brown Crofton

Product Description

Apple Brown Crofton

An Irish heritage variety of dessert apple, bred by the Crofton family of Longford House, Sligo. Slightly flattened, round, medium-sized fruit, greenish-yellow with dark red flush and stripes, overlaid with russeting; the flesh has a rich, sweet and sharp flavour, improving the longer it is left on the tree. Vigorous, upright, spreading tree, with good disease resistance. Fruit has a tendency to crack. Apple Brown Crofton is a triploid variety, so needs two pollination partners for all three to bear fruit.

This Irish Heritage Apple tree was originally saved and propagated by Irish Seed Savers in Scarriff, County Clare.

Site: Some shelter
Soil: Any reasonably well drained
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: Mid- to late October
Keep: December to January
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Triploid. Pollination Group 4 (pollinates with Groups 3, 4 and 5)
Uses: Eating apple

Fruit Rootstocks: To learn more CLICK HERE

Bareroot apple trees can be shipped & planted during the dormant months - November to early April, potted apple trees can be shipped & planted year round.

For more information about ordering bareroot plants CLICK HERE

Size
Rootstock
€18.00 EUR
Maximum quantity available reached.

Order can be placed online for Delivery or Collection

MAIL ORDER:

Packing & delivery charges within The Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland are €15 per order.

If your full order is in stock, we usually deliver within a week of receiving your order, often sooner. We will get in touch if there are any issues with availability - see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

Bareroot plants can be ordered online from September & will be shipped when they are ready to send in November.

Please note: Orders placed in September & October that include bareroot plants will be shipped in one delivery in November.

DELIVERY:

We cannot guarantee next day delivery as we use a third party courier company (DPD) but 95% of the time delivery within the 32 counties of Ireland is on the next day. Occasionally it can take 2 or 3 days for the parcels to arrive, we take special care to pack our plants in such a way that they will still arrive in perfect condition after several days in transit.


Delivery charges to the
rest of the UK are as follows:

€20 for orders up to €100
€35 for orders up to €250
€50 for orders over €250

Please note, there are some height (1.75m max) and other restrictions on what we can ship to the rest of the UK, we will let you know if there are any issues when you place your order.

Delivery charges are calculated & added to your order at the checkout stage.

- see Mail Order FAQ’s for more info.

COLLECTION FROM THE NURSERY:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the nursery, we just require 24 hours notice and we will be in touch with any issues with availability and to let you know that your order is ready. Orders must be collected within 2 weeks of placing the order unless otherwise agreed.

COLLECTION FROM SHOWS:

Orders can be placed online to be collected at the various shows we attend around the country - from April to September. See more info about the shows we attend HERE

POTTED PLANTS:

BAREROOT PLANTS:

Please note. Heights given are approximate and reflect the relative age
and strength of plants as well as their actual height. 

For more information about choosing Potted or Bareroot plants click HERE

CATALOGUE

For those of you familiar with our old site, you may find an overview of our bareroot range handy - our catalogue can be viewed online or downloaded here

AVAILABILITY

We are a small nursery with a huge range - if something is sold out on the website or if there is not enough stock to suit, please call 00353 27 66176 or email info@futureforests.ie and we will let you know when we expect it back it stock.

PLANT REQUESTS

We are very good at tracking plants down with other nurseries if they are available - If you are looking for a plant or a size not listed on our website, please get in touch and we will let you know if it is something we can source for you.

SEASONALITY

  • Bareroot plants can be planted - from November to April
  • Roses - Our main range is bareroot from October to March
  • Fruit Trees - Full range available bareroot - November to March
  • Spring Flowering Bulbs are available - August to December
  • Bulbs 'In the Green' - February & March
  • Perennials & Wildflowers - The main range is available from March to August
  • Waterplants - Our main range is available from April to August
  • Herbs - The best range is available - March to August
  • Potted plants are available year round

PLANTS AS GIFTS

Plants make wonderful gifts, please let us know in the order notes in the shopping cart if an order is a gift for somebody else and we will take prices off the plants and send the paperwork directly to you.

OUR PROMISE TO YOU...

RANGE
We source our plants from the very best growers in Ireland and beyond, each plant is chosen for its Useful, Fruitful or Beautiful attributes and its value to the Irish garden & landscape, we strive to stock an outstanding range, from native to unusual & rare.


ENVIRONMENT
We manage our nursery on organic principles, all our potting, planting, lifting & weeding is done by hand & we use peat free compost, we strive to have the least impact on the planet as possible and are always looking for ways we can improve.


QUALITY
Plant quality is especially important to us. When we gather your order, we pick the best possible size & shape for the grade & always check for healthy roots & grafts. We take plant health very seriously and inspect our nursery for any signs of pests & disease regularly.


SERVICE
We have a skilled team who go to great lengths to make our plants arrive to you in the best possible condition, our priority is to supply an inspiring range of top quality plants with excellent customer service whether you are using our Mail Order Service or calling to the Nursery & Garden Centre.


We are a passionate team who love what we do and are always available to offer advice or answer any questions - by phone 027 66176 or by email info@futureforests.ie and very much in person, our nursery is open 7 days a week.