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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.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
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
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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