Arthur Turner Stepover


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Arthur Turner Stepover
A great early cooker that is suitable for frosty areas and the north. Excels for baking.

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Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitche/vegetable garden. These very tiny trees are just 18” in height with two side laterals from the main stem forming a capital ‘T’ shape. The stepover tree is an ormamental addition to your garden and these trees are grown on the smallest avaailable rootstock, M27. Plant 120-150cm’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 – 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






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