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Arthur Turner apple trees

Malus domestica
Arthur Turner
Arthur Turner has received the RHS Award of Garden MeritArthur Turner is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Mid
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Awards: RHS AGM (current) 1993
A mid-season cooking apple, producing a light yellow puree. Very attractive blossom.
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Arthur Turner apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £34.95
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
  • BR22-year bush-trained bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £43.00
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

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.

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
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climates

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistanceGood

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Blossom colourPink - light
  • Fruit colourGreen - light
  • AwardsRHS AGM (current)