Howgate Wonder




Howgate Wonder Raised in 1915-16 by G. Wratton at Howgate Lane, Bembridge, Isle of Wight. It was introduced in 1932 by Stuart Low Co. Received an Award of merit from the RHS in 1929. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh which is quite sweet when ripe with a faint aromatic flavour. Also cooks well.


Type       Dual Purpose

Pick         October

Group     D(4)

Pollination Partners

Bramley Original, Crispin, Discovery, Early Victoria, Elstar, Gala Queen, Galaxy,  Granny Smith, George CaveGreensleeves, Holstein, Kingston Black, Lanes Prince Albert, Millers Seedling, Newton Wonder, Peasgood Nonsuch, Pitmaston Pineapple, Queen Cox, Red Pippin (Fiesta)Sops in Wine, Spartan, Sunset, Sweet Alford, Tom Putt, Yarlington Mill,  Ashmeads Kernal, Braeburn, Cornish Aromatic, Cornish Gilliflower, Dabinett,  Dumelows Seedling, Ellisons Orange, Hawthornden, Jonagored,  Jonagold, James Greive, Laxtons Superb, Limelight, Lord Derby, Somerset Redstreak, Tydemans Early Worcester, Tydemans Late Orange,  Court Pendu Plat, Edward VII, Herefordshire Redstreak, Gorgeous (Malus), Guardsman (Malus) John Downie (Malus) Pink Glow (Malus)

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