This famous cooker came from was discovered by an Innkeeper in 1870’s Derbyshire. It remains a very popular cooking apple tree for garden or orchard use. Originally known as Newtown Wonder.
Newton Wonder Apple tree – Season:
Late October, stores well, until March.
Newton Wonder - appearance:
Large, flattened-circular, medium green with a slight bronze flush, yellows in sotrage later on.
Newton Wonder apple trees – flavour:
Very good flavour; frothy, juicy, creamy. Fairly sharp, but not to the extent of Bramleys. Good for baking, sauces, purees and freezing.
A classic cooker but also enjoyed as a dessert late in the season.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, spreading and hardy. Easily grown but can be bi-ennial unless thinned.
Newton Wonder - Pollination: ‘D’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Court Pendu Plat
Tree sizes for Newton Wonder apple trees for sale:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermediate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.