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Arthur Turner

Arthur Turner
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3

Arthur Turner is a mid-season English cooking apple, primarily used for baking. It cooks to a sweet yellow puree.

Arthur Turner has probably the finest blossom of any apple variety.

Malus domestica

Arthur Turner apple trees for sale

  • 1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


How to grow

Arthur Turner is a reliable garden apple variety, needing minimum attention.



History

Raised in the early 20th century by Mr Charles Turner of Slough. Unknown parentage.



Arthur Turner characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early August
    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit):2-3 weeks
    • Food uses:Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Suitable for beginners
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Vigorous
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
    • Fruit bearing:Free-spurring
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colour:Green - light
    • Awards:RHS Award of Garden Merit