A famous name in cooking apple trees, Arthur Turner is a very good reliable early variety that does well in the North.
Arthur Turner – Season:
An early variety. Harvest in late August, for use through September.
Arthur Turner – appearance:
Moderately large, pale green with the occassional pink flush.
Arthur Turner apple trees – flavour:
A good balance of sweetness and acidity. Cooks to a fairly sharp puree; good for sauces and excels for baking.
A cooking apple through and through. .
Cropping & Growth
Vigorous, hardy, upright grower. Particularly beautiful in blossom and very frost reistant.
Arthur Turner - Pollination: Pollination group is ‘B’ so choose any varieties in that group to partner. Here are some suggested varieties:
Tree sizes for Arthur Turner:
M27 is a miniature stock, ideal for very small gardens, pots on the patio etc. Grows to around 180cm’s. Good hearty soil is preferred.
M9 is classed as dwarfing and a good intermiate stock. Matures to 200cm’s plus with a similar spread. M9 is heavy cropping and promotes larger fruits, but needs permanent staking and good soil.
M26 stock Is classed as semi-dwarfing. Does well on poorer soil. Reaches 300cm’s+ with the same spread.
MM106 is vigorous and the best choice for where a larger ‘orchard sized’ tree is required. Grows 4m+ with the same spread and suitable for most soils.