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Apple (Malus) Peasgood's Nonsuch
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Peasgood's Nonsuch


Description: Peasgood's Nonsuch is the largest culinary apple. Fruit is pale green with broken red stripes and orange flush. Flesh is white, tinged green becoming creamy. Tender, moderately juicy, and a little sweet. When cooked makes a sweet, deliciously flavoured purée. Juicy when eaten fresh, good ingredient to accompany salads. An excellent garden and exhibition variety.

History: Raised by Mrs Peasgood at Stamford, Lincolnshire, England from seed in 1858. Exhibited at RHS London in Stamford Horticultural Society exhibit in 1872. Received a First Class Certificate in 1872 and an Award of Garden Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1993.

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General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking
Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Mid September Picking month Mid September
Stores until December Stores until December