This Howgate Wonder apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
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 miniature 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: