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Apple - Newton Wonder

Late Victorian cooking variety bred in Derbyshire, will thrive even in colder wetter areas, sweet enough to eat when fully ripe. Bears abundant reliable crops of large red and yellow fruit that keep right through till March.

Season: October - February

Planting Distance: 4m (13ft)

Approximate Height: 4m (13ft) after 10 years

Instances of poor pollination are nearly always caused by bad weather at blossom time, limiting the activity of insects.

This apple tree is growing on a semi-dwarf rootstock, ideal for the average garden.

Apples need a sunny site and a neutral soil to crop well, a pH of 6.5 - 7.5 is ideal.