Grantham, 1850’s. A variety unusual in that it really can be attributed to either dessert or cooking, being equally good for either and a valuable garden tree to have.
Peasgood Nonsuch Apple tree – Season:
Harvest in late September and use by December.
Peasgood Nonsuch - appearance:
Handsome, large to very large pale green-yellow with broken red stripes predominating. Has been a good show apple.
Peasgood Nonsuch apple trees – flavour:
As a cooker excels for baking, when stored sweet enough for dessert. Good fruity aroma and a fine balance of sugars and acidity.
Very much a dual purpose apple.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour but quite spreading, arching habit.
Peasgood Nonsuch - Pollination: ‘C’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Peasgood Nonsuch apple trees
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.