Howgate Wonder was raised in 1915-16 by G Warren of Howgate Lane, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, UK from
Blenheim Orange x Newton Wonder. Introduced in 1932 by Stuart Low & Co of Enfield, Middlesex.
Received RHS Award of Merit in 1949. Popular garden and exhibition variety but considered too large
for commercial production.
Very large, round-conical fruit. Attractive looking. Pale green skin with brownish red flush and
stripes. Pale cream flesh. Sharp pleasant taste. Produces a good sharp juice. Keeps its shape to
some extent when cooked but lacks flavour. Stores well.
Vigorous, spreading tree. Partially self-fertile. Heavy regular cropper. Resistant to mildew.