Hubbardston Nonesuch is a large apple with an unusually small core. Its uneven colored and textured peel displays russeting. Its hard flesh is crisp and extremely sweet, making it a good choice for cider-making. Ripening is usually in October.
Discovered: Early 1800s, Massachusetts
Harvest: Late Season
This heirloom variety dates back to 1700s Hubbardston, Massachusetts, and it was popular in the Northeast for several generations.