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Arthur Turner apple


A well-known early season culinary apple. Cooks to a sweet puree. Grows easily in most situations.


Arthur Turner identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 19 Sep 2018  Colin,  NORFOLK, United Kingdom
    Requires little sugar for apple sauce, also good for baking

Tree register

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2015 season

  • 9th May  2015  - tree owned by Michael in Halifax, United Kingdom

2014 season

  • 12th May  2014  - tree owned by Mark in Leyburn, United Kingdom
  • 29th April  2014  - tree owned by Steve in Steeple Claydon, United Kingdom
  • 26th April  2014  - tree owned by Hanne in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

2013 season

  • 7th May  2013  - tree owned by Steve in Steeple Claydon, United Kingdom

2012 season

  • 1st May  2012  - tree owned by Remy in Buckingham, United Kingdom
  • 18th April  2012  - tree owned by Jacqueline in Rodez, France

2011 season

  • 29th April  2011  - tree owned by Hanne in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
  • 29th April  2011  - tree owned by Hanne in Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
  • 17th April  2011  - tree owned by Mark in Winchester, United Kingdom
  • April  2011  - tree owned by Roy in North Shields, United Kingdom

2010 season

  • 1st May  2010  - tree owned by Mark in Winchester, United Kingdom

2009 season

  • 29th April  2009  - tree owned by Mark in Winchester, United Kingdom

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Harvest records for this variety

2014 season

  • 1st week September  2014  - tree owned by Hannah in Minsterley, United Kingdom

2012 season

  • 1st week October  2012  - tree owned by Jane in Ludlow, United Kingdom

2011 season

  • 1st week October  2011  - tree owned by Mark in Winchester, United Kingdom
  • 4th week September  2011  - tree owned by Mandy in Bedford, United Kingdom
  • September  2011  - tree owned by Roy in North Shields, United Kingdom

2010 season

  • 2nd week October  2010  - tree owned by Mark in Winchester, United Kingdom

2009 season

  • 2nd week October  2009  - tree owned by Mark in Winchester, United Kingdom
  • 3rd week August  2009  - tree owned by Andrea in Maldon, United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1915
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1094
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1975-301
  • Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.

Identification

  • Bultitude apple group: 5. Yellow, smooth, sweet or acidic

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 2-3 weeks

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Gardening skill: Very easy
  • Attractive features: Attractive blossom

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1993


Where to buy trees

The following fruit tree nurseries offer Arthur Turner apple trees for sale:

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Where to buy fresh fruit

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References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor
  • Fruit Expert
    Author: Hessayon


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