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Red Newton Wonder

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured clone of Newton Wonder. Originated on a tree at Hill Top Farm, Ledbury, England. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958. Fruits have rather coarse textured, moderately juicy flesh with a subacid flavour. Cooks very well.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Newton Wonder

Accession No.
1958 - 193


Accession name
Red Newton Wonder
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
large 1
Flat globose 1
weak 1
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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