[NAFEX] Apple variety

Luffman, Margie luffmanm at AGR.GC.CA
Mon Apr 23 09:49:33 EDT 2007


Hello. We have Howgate Wonder in the Genebank and it has HUGE fruit. However, it also has a huge problem with fireblight and we will likely lose the trees some time this year.

Please note new phone number
Margie
 
Margie Luffman 
Curator/Conservatrice
Canadian Clonal Genebank/Banque canadienne de Clones
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada/Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada
Telephone/Téléphone:  519-738-1267
Facsimile/Télécopieur: 519-738-2929
2585 County Road 20
Harrow, Ontario 
N0R 1G0 
luffmanm at agr.gc.ca
 
 Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada - Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada

-----Original Message-----
From: nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of dwoodard at becon.org
Sent: April 18, 2007 6:37 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Apple variety

Helene, if you do a search on "Howgate Wonder" you will get a number of 
hits.

Doug Woodard
St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada


On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Hélène Dessureault wrote:

> Sorry to hear about the frost problems that seems to have hit growers
> further south. My trees are still dormant, but the weather highs and lows
> are quite something else here too. In Fahrenheit, we had a few alternate
> days ranging from 20 F to 70 F. That is tough on trees.
> I do have a question....
> Anyone can tell me about the apple variety called Howgates Wonder?
> Information would be very appreciated.
> Hélène, zone 3-4, north of Ottawa



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