Howgate Wonder fan espalier


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Howgate Wonder fan espalier
Very large fruits from this classic cooking apple tree, Season November-January. Frost resistant and easy to grow.

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Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Howgate Wonder is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons

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 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 treesflavour:

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:

Charles Ross

Allington Pippin




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