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.
Tree sizes for Saturn apple trees for sale
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 intermediate 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.