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Arthur Turner apple trees

Malus domestica
Arthur Turner

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

Arthur Turner also has probably the finest blossom display of any apple variety, almost rivalling crab-apples with the intensity of flowers.

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Arthur Turner apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £23.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £30.50
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

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

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Arthur Turner was raised in the early 20th century by Mr Charles Turner of Slough. Its parentage is not known.

Arthur Turner characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Fruit bearingFree-spurring
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesCulinary
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
  • Cooking resultPuree

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited Kingdom
    • Period of origin1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colourGreen - light
    • AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit