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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 images

USDA identification images for Arthur Turner

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

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

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    France

    New Zealand

    • Giles in HAMILTON, WAIKATO

    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

    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

    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
    • Introduced: 1915

    Using

    • Picking season: Mid
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Cooking result: Puree
    • Discoloration of fruit: Very oxidising (browns quickly)

    Growing

    • Attractive features: Attractive flowers
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Regular

    Climate

    • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Identification

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

    Where to buy trees

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

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    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Arthur Turner:

    United Kingdom




    References

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

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