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Apple (Malus) Saturn
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Saturn

Apple

Parentage: Falstaff x Cox’s Orange Pippin

Description: Saturn is a new English dessert apple. Heavy crops of attractive, red blushed, conical fruit. Cream, crunchy flesh; sweet, honeyed, quite rich, but can be merely sweet and low in acidity. Very easy to grow, suitable for beginners!

History: Raised by Dr F Alston, HRI, East Malling, Kent in 1980. Introduced in 1997.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Very good pollinator Very good pollinator
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September
Stores until February Stores until February