This Saturn apple tree is grown on miniature M27 stock. M27 is a rootstock that produces the smallest tree of all; maturing to around 180cm’s in height and width, this tree is ideal for a container or small garden, courtyard or allotment. It should be staked if in a windy or open position. Crops can exceed 20ibs per tree when established and this rootstock is quite precocious, often yielding the year following planting.
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.