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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.

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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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