Chelmsford Wonder

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Malus domestica 'Chelmsford Wonder'
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Cultivar 'Chelmsford Wonder'
Origin about 1870

Chelmsford Wonder is a cooking apple cultivar.

Raised at Chelmsford about 1870[1] and introduced by local nurseryman William Saltmarsh in 1892. A large long keeping yellow-skinned apple with diffuse orange pink flush.[2] Still grown in Essex orchards.

It is also grown at Brogdale National Fruit Collection in Kent.[3]


  1. ^ "Chelmsford Wonder Apples Date First Recorded". Lathcoats Farm Shop. 
  2. ^ Morgan, J. & Richards, A. (Illus. Dowle, E.) (2002), The New Book of Apples, ISBN 978-0-09-188398-0
  3. ^ "Chelmsford Wonder", National Fruit Collection, University of Reading and Brogdale Collections, retrieved 17 October 2015