Isaac Newton Tree

Variety Details

Apple Type: Cooking & Eating

Year the Variety was First Registered: 1629

Description or History of the Variety

Propagated from the tree growing in Isaac Newton's garden at Woolsthorpe Manor, Grantham. The variety appears to be identical to Flower of Kent variety. The tree which Isaac Newton was believed to have sat under when he first contemplated the concept of gravity, died in 1814, but grafted for the current variety had been propagated in years previous to that.

Tree Location

Byrons Pools

Date of Planting in Cambridge

17 November, 2016

Condition of the Tree

Two year old tree