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Crispin Apple Trees

Key Data
Misc Multi Purpose, Spur Fruiting, Triploid
Pollination Group Pollination Group C
Fruiting Mid Season Fruiting
Type Cooking, Eating

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Crispin Apple Trees

The Crispin apple tree produces a sweet flavoured, late season eating apple that juices well and is great for adding to a cider blend. Because it is quite coarse textured it also cooks beautifully, holding its shape. Like many thick-skinned apples, Crispin apples store wonderfully well, lasting comfortably into spring. The green young fruit turns yellow when ripe, ending up looking like a bit like a huge Golden Delicious

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Characteristics of Crispin Trees:

  • Use: Eating. Sweet, crisp, very juicy. It juices well and can be added as a sweet element to a mixed cider brew. When cooked, it has a sweet, light flavour and holds its shape.
  • Spur Bearer: suitable for cordons & espaliers, trained on wires.
  • Tree's growth habit: Strong Average vigour. Spreading form.
  • Harvest: Mid October
  • Store & ripen in a cool, dry place: Until March

Rootstocks:
All of our Crispin trees are grown on MM106 rootstocks.

Pollination Partners for Crispin:
Your trees are self-sterile triploids: their flowers must be pollinated to make any fruit and they cannot pollinate other trees. Crispin is in pollination Group C which means it can be pollinated by other apple trees in pollination Groups B, C and D.

See our Guide to Apple Tree Pollination for a full list of partners & more tips about pollination.

History & Parentage:
This tree was bred in Japan between the World Wars, from Golden Delicious and Indo. In Japan and the USA, it is known by its original name, Mutsu. It was named Crispin when it was released for sale in Britain in 1968.

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