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Arthur Turner



One of the best early season cooking apples with a very attractive blossom.

Origin: Berkshire UK, 1912

Pollination: Arthur Turner is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.  Pollination partners

Arthur Turner apple trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
M26 rootstock 2 year Cordon (Semi-dwarfing) £26.50 Sold-out
MM111 rootstock 1 year Maiden (Vigorous) £17.50 Sold-out

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Arthur Turner

Arthur Turner apple was raised by Charles Turner, a nurseryman from Slough, Berkshire, UK. It was originally named Turner's Prolific in 1912 when it won an Award of Merit from the RHS. It was renamed Arthur Turner in 1915.

Very attractive large, round-conical fruit. Delicate brownish pink flush over pale green/yellow skin. Sharp, pale cream flesh. Cooks to a well flavoured, yellow puree requiring little added sugar. An excellent early cooking apple useful.

Vigorous, upright tree. Resistant to scab but susceptible to mildew. Good cropper. Partially self-fertile. Attractive blossom. Suitable for Northern Britain and wet regions.

Characteristics of Arthur Turner apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourYellow
FlavourAcid
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeSep
Season of useSep-Nov
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Disease resistanceMildew - Susceptible
Scab - Resistant
Suitable forNorthern Britain
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date8
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners