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Crimson Newton

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Newton Wonder being almost entirely flushed dull dark crimson. Originated in 1921 with C.H. Dicker, Holwell Bury Fruit Farm, Hertfordshire. Fruits cook very well.

Crimson Newton Wonder, Red Newton
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Sport of Newton Wonder

Accession No.
1957 - 177


Accession name
Crimson Newton
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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