Espalier or fan trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Saturn is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
Saturn is a new arrival from East Malling, and so good it is already one of our top-selling varieties. Saturn combines excellent disease resistance with a pleasing flavour and self-fertile blossom.
Saturn apple tree – Season:
Early October, stores until January with ease.
Saturn – appearance:
Traditional apple shape, medium sized and three quarters to wholly flushed carmine red.
Saturn apple trees – flavour:
Very crisp, juicy and satisfying to eat, the flavour is fruity and sweet with a lot of juice.
A dessert apple primarily.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, easy to grow, excellent disease resistance – ideal for organic growing.
Saturn Apple Trees - Pollination: Saturn is iteslf self-fertile so does not need other trees. It is in group ‘B’ and is also an excellent pollinator for varieties in the same or adjacent groups.