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Newton Wonder

Newton Wonder
  • Picking season: Late
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4

Newton Wonder is a high quality late-season English cooking apple from the Victoria era, producing large handsome apples.

It inherits its excellent tangy flavor from one of its probable parents, Dumelow's Seedling. It cooks to a light puree, and makes an interesting alternative to the more well-known Bramley.

Newton Wonder apple trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M26 rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


How to grow

Newton Wonder is a vigorous growing tree, adaptable to most UK climate situations.

History

Found in Derbyshire in 1887 and thought to be a cross between Dumelow's Seedling and Blenheim Orange.

Newton Wonder characteristics

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping3 months or more
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forCulinaryTraditional cooker
  • Cooking resultPuree
  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourVigorous
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • CankerSome resistance
  • MildewSome susceptibility
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Flower colourWhite
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit