Saturn Apple

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.

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Picking month: September
  • Storing: February
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Uses: Eating
  • Relatively trouble-free
  • Any UK district

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