Newton Wonder fan espalier


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Newton Wonder fan espalier
A cooking variety that is a famous garden apple tree, excels for baking, pureeing, sauces and freezing with a clasic flavour in the Bramleys style.

Frost tolerant; stores well into Spring.

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Newton Wonder is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.

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

Annie Elizabeth

Ashmeads Kernel

Chivers Delight



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