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Apple (Malus) Captain Tom
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Captain Tom


Description: Captain Tom is a distinctive large dual purpose variety that prodcues angular shaped fruits that have delicious, sweet flavour and crisp, juicy texture. Excellent when cooked into pies, crumbles, sauces etc and also tasty when eaten straight from the tree. In the spring produces unusually beautiful large pink blossom.

History: Discovered by Geoffrey Knight from Colwall in Malvern, Worcestershire. Introduced by Frank P Matthews.

Pollination Partners: Apple Bloody Ploughman Apple Charles Ross Apple Christmas Pippin Apple Discovery Apple Fiesta Apple Gala Apple James Grieve Apple Laxton's Superb Apple Lord Derby

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until December Stores until December