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Howgate Wonder Apple tree

Owner: Kevinincornwall

Location:  Liskeard, UNITED KINGDOM, United Kingdom

Age:Planted in about
Rootstock:M26
Soil:Sandy free draining slightly acid. 
Climate at this location:Elevated Atlantic temperate -winter E Wind chill
Pruning:Training as half std, determined by Roe deer browse.
Tree form:Half-standard
Height:Not sure
Cropping:Not specified
Growth:This tree grows easily here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Un-treated
Local pests:Wasps & aphids

Owner's comments

Taken as cutting from orchard in walled garden at old Vicorage, St.Juliette, N.Cornwall in Feb. 2007. No good leaders for grafting, so used multi branched spur. Struggled till this year, put up I.5 m leader from what was most unpromising bit of old wood grafting.

Season records for this tree

  • 2010

  • 2009


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