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Howgate Wonder Apple tree

Owner: N.

Location:  Cambridge, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Soil:Shallow sandy-gravelly loam 
Climate at this location:Warm, dry, windy
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:Not specified
Local pests:Aphids

Owner's comments

Removed 2011: suddenly overwhelmed by cankers. Fairly fast growing. Average-good resistance to pests and diseases.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

    Spring blossom: 11 May
  • 2009

    Spring blossom: 1 May