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. It ripens in October.
Discovered: Late 1700s, Massachusetts
Harvest: Late Season
This heirloom variety dates back to the late 1700s in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, and it was popular in the Northeast for several generations.