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Newton Wonder

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Taylor at King's Newton, Melbourne, Derbyshire, England. Introduced in about 1887 when it also received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have rather coarse-textured, moderately juicy flesh with a subacid flavour. Cooks very well.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)
Dumelow's Seedling x Blenheim Orange
Father to:
Howgate Wonder
Crimson Newton
Marston Scarlet Wonder
Red Newton Wonder

Accession No.
1973 - 140


Accession name
Newton Wonder
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
large-very large 1
Broad globose conical 1
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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