Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Howgate Wonder is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart
Howgate Wonder is one of the best cooking apple trees for garden or orchard, introduced from the Isle of Wight in 1929 from a Blenheim Orange x Newton Wonder cross. Highly recommended variety.
Howgate Wonder cordon Apple tree – Season:
The season of Howgate Wonder apples is genmerally from November to January.
Howgate Wonder - appearance:
Very large and weighty, deep green usually with a prominent maroon flush. Interior is cream-white.
Howgate Wonder apple trees – flavour:
Sweet and fruity. Keeps it’s shape more-or-less when cooked and turns a deeper shade of creamy yellow. Ideal for pies and recipes where the appearance of the end product is important. Also ideal for chutneys.
A culinary apple.
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, spreading with heavy reliable crops of very large fruit. Good disease resistance and a good variety for cold areas.
Howgate Wonder - Pollination: ‘C’ pollination group, use varieties with the same or adjacent groups to pollinate successfully. Here are some suggested varieties: