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Apple - Arthur Turner

Reliable heavy cropping early cooker, apples are large and juicy. In common with other early varieties it does not keep well. The blossom in May is particularly attractive.

Season: August - October

Planting Distance: 4m (13ft)

Approximate Height: 3m (10ft) after 10 years

Instances of poor pollination are nearly always caused by bad weather at blossom time, limiting the activity of insects.

This apple tree is growing on a semi-dwarf rootstock, ideal for the average garden.

Apples need a sunny site and a neutral soil to crop well, a pH of 6.5 - 7.5 is ideal.