New season starts September 2014Order now for delivery in September (pot-grown trees) or November (bare-root). 

Arthur Turner apple trees

RHS AGM for Arthur Turner
  • Pick: Mid-season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Uses: Cookery 
  • Disease-resistance: Good

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.

Order now for delivery week commencing 29th September 2014 onwards (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).

Arthur Turner apple trees for sale

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity

Bare-root fruit trees  (Deliveries November 2014 - February 2015)

Small  (1.8m - 2.5m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - bare-root - M9 rootstock £25.95
Medium  (2.2m - 3m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - bare-root - M26 rootstock £25.95 Sold outalert me
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock £18.45
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 2-year bush-trained - bare-root - MM106 rootstock £25.95

Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Arthur Turner

    Growing

  • Gardening skill: Easy?
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 3?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Large?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Fruit bearing: Free-spurring?
  • Fruit persistence: Normal ripening?
  • Attractive blossom
  • Overall disease resistance: Good?

    Uses

  • Picking season: Mid?
  • Use / keeping: 2-3 weeks?
  • Flavour quality: Good?
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Good for cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Drying / Discoloring: Very oxidising?

    Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colour: Green - light
  • Blossom colour: Pink - light
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • RHS AGM: RHS AGM


Pollination guide for Arthur Turner

Arthur Turner is in flowering group 3. Arthur Turner is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other apple trees.

How to grow Arthur Turner apple trees

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

Varieties with similar picking times to Arthur Turner



Historical details

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


Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Arthur Turner'


Related variety collections

Top 10 English and Scottish cooking apples



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