Newton Wonder cordon tree


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Newton Wonder cordon tree
Newton Wonder is a Derbyshire raised variety that fills the late-season cooking apple needs with fruits that last so well in store, often until March ir beyond. The fruits have a robust flavour, on the style of Bramleys. Good for frosty areas.

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Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

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 treesflavour:

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:

American Mother

Ashmeads Kernel

Chivers Delight


Charles Ross


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