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Saturn

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

Saturn apple trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    M26 rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 2.1-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    MM106 rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock


History

Developed at East Malling, Kent. Introduced in 1997.



Saturn characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):early October
    • Picking season:Mid
    • Cropping:Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit):2-3 weeks
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Juice
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Suitable for beginners
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Precocity:Precocious
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
    • Fruit bearing:Spur-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Good
    • Mildew:Some resistance
    • Scab:Very resistant
  • Climate

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

    • Country of origin:United Kingdom
    • Period of origin:1950 - 1999
    • Fruit colour:Red