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Malus domestica Howgate Wonder

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  • Introduced:            1932
  • Origin:                     Bembridge, Isle of Wight
  • Use:                         Culinary
  • Pollination Group:   3
  • Pick:                         mid September
  • Season:                    September - December
  • Raised in 1915-16 by G Wratten and is named after Howgate Lane in Bembridge. It is a world-beater. weighing in at 1.674kg with a circumference of 54cm, the Howgate Wonder entered the Guinness Book of Records in 1997 as the biggest apple ever grown.