Arthur Turner cordon


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Arthur Turner cordon
Arthur Turner is a cooking apple for use early in the season; late August-september, very finely flavoured and easy to grow.

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Arthur Turner cordon tree

Cordon Apple trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon Arthur Turner trees is M9 which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

Arthur Turner is a good early cooker that excels for baking. It is very frost tolerant and has beautiful blossom. It originated in Berkshire in the early 1900’s.

Arthur Turner Cordon tree – Season:

Early; harvest Arthur Turner from late August, the fruits can be used throughout September and can also be sliced and frozen.

Arthur Turner – appearance:

Medium-large pale green becoming slightly yellow; occassional pink blush on the sunny side.

Arthur Turner apple treesflavour:

Slightly tart and robust at first mellows later and needs little sugar; excels for culinary use only.


A cooking apple. Known as the perfect apple for baking, apple dumplings, and slicing and freezing. Makes a good apple sauce.

Cropping & Growth

A vigorous tree which can be container by the use of dwarfing rootstocks. Heavy and regular cropper. Generally healthy, can sometimes get mildew.

Arthur Turner - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner. Here are some suggested varieties:

James Grieve

Keswick Codlin





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