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Hubbardston Nonsuch

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, USA. It was first recorded in 1832. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
American Blush, American No npareille, American Nonpareil, Bespodobnoe habberdstonskoe, de Hubbarston, Farmer's Profit, Hubardston Nonsuch, Hubardston Pippin, Hubbard Stone Nonsuch, Hubbardston, Hubbardston Nonesuch, Hubbardston Old Thown Pippin, Hubbardston Old Town Pippin, Hubbardston Pippin, Hubbardston's Nonesuch, Hubbardston's Sondergleichen, Hubbardstone Nonsuch, Hubbardstone's Nonsuch, Hubbartson Nonesuch, John May, Monstreuse d'Amerique, Non-Pareille de Hubbardston, Nonesuch, Nonpareille de Hubbardston, Nonsuch, Old Thrown Pippin, Old Town Pippin, Orleans, Pomme de Hubbarston, Sans Pareille d'Hubbardston, Sondergleichen von Hubardston, Sondergleichen von Hubbardston, Van Vleet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
66.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 721

  

Accession name
Hubbardston Nonsuch
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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