Howgate Wonder

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  • Dessert / cooker – makes good pies or, if kept, is a lovely sweet flavoured large apple
  • Very large, round-conical fruit, pale green skin turning bright red
  • Pick end of October; use November-March
  • Heavy, regular cropper, resistant to mildew. Suitable for northern Britain

 

Originated from the Isle of Wight in 1915 – a cross between a Blenheim Orange and Newton Wonder.