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Malus domestica ‘Newton Wonder eating apple’

Apple eating

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Features

  • Blooms & FruitsJuly & October
  • Height10m to 8m
  • Growth HabitUpright horizontal
  • Flower ColourPink-white
  • Leaf ColourGreen
  • AwardsRHS Garden Merit

Description

Malus domestica ‘Newton Wonder eating apple’ (Apple eating). This variety has yellow skin flushed brown and red it is quite juicy. It will produce a heavy yield and will store for about a month. It cooks to juicy, brisk, well-flavoured purée, but with much less acidity than 'Bramley's Seedling'. Matures to brisk eater. Heavy crops but strongly biennial; prone to bitter pit. Vigorous tree. Season: Nov. - Mar. and longer

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Tree or Fruit

Origin

Europe, USA and Asia

Interest and use

Culinary

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 9.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will prefer a cool, moist climate with full sun with fertile, well-drained, loamy soil. You must protect from strong winds.

Propagation

You can propagate by budding in summer or grafting in winter.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Trees are sometimes attacked by aphids, caterpillars and red spider mite, and are susceptible to fireblight and apple scab.

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