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Bare Root Howgate Wonder Cooking And Eating Apple TreeOur bare root Howgate Wonder cooking and eating apple tree has particularly large apples and often wins prizes for sizes. A cross between Blenheim Orange and Newton Wonder, it might have almost been called Wonder Orange which has implications of it being some fruit super hero. The closest it gets to being a super hero is getting the RHS Award Of Garden Merit.
It grows large red and yellow striped apples that have a light taste. That doesn't mean it tastes of a 60 watt bulb but more of a gentle apple taste. It keeps shape well when cooked so no dishes of apple mush under crust for your apple pies.As it is fairly sweet and juicy, it can also be eaten without cooking and extra sugar. Considered to be disease resistant.
Howgate Wonder Apple Bare Root Options ExplainedMaiden M26 Grows to 3.0m 1-2 years old, no pruning applied, grows to around 3.0 metres tall.2 Year M26 grows 3.0m 2-3 years old, pruned to be a bush shape, grows to around 3.0 metres tall.Feeling Confused About The Amount Of Options Available For Our Howgate Wonder Cooking Apple Tree?The average Joe/Jane will go for a 2-3 year old Bush or Half Standard on M26 or M106.
Most important informationMonth Of Fruiting: Early October and may keep well until March (yes you read that correctly)Type Of Apple: Cooking and eatingFertility: (C3) NOT SELF-FERTILE. Requires another apple tree in group C2, C3 or C4 close by for a full tree of fruit other wise you will get a lower fruit yield.
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Bare Root Apple Tree Jargon ExplainedThe options we give you when selecting an Apple tree are made up of the following terms.
Select the root stock you desire from the list above or if you are unsure, telephone us on 0800 043 1057 or use the enquiry page.
Fruit Tree HeightsTaller does not mean more value for money. A 1 year old fruit tree can easily be substantially higher than a 2 year old, this is because they are hard pruned at 1 year old to create the desired shape. Some trees have over 100cm of height removed. They can then have another pruning at 2 years old to increase fruit growing real estate. Most fruit trees will benefit from having a third to half of the seasons new growth cut back in the Autumn to prevent long whippy branches which break easily. Age and pruning completed determine real value.
Do I Need To Stake My Bare Root Tree?9 out of 10 times the answer will be no, especially if under 200cm tall. However our article on Tree Staking should help guide you.
All Our Trees Are Grown In The UKAs far as we know, none of our trees have sneaked off for holidays abroad and so are UK Grown.Planting In The Corner Of A GardenAir and light is reduced in this location which could promote fungus and bacterial issues. If the corner is of the house and a fence then you also have leeching issues to contend with from cement and wood preservatives. Also when it rains, that area would experience higher water levels so we advise against it unless the plant is very hardy. 1 Year Maiden Bare Root TreesIf you plant a 1 Year maiden tree and do not prune it at all, it will grow a little more upright and have more clear stem.