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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)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


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

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping2-3 weeks
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forCulinary
  • Cooking resultPuree
  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourVigorous
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingFree-spurring
  • Disease resistanceGood
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Flower colourPink - light
  • Fruit colourGreen - light
  • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit