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Saturn

Apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at East Malling Research Station, Kent by Dr Frank Alston. First selected in 1977. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a pleasant sweet flavour. Scab and mildew resistant.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1997 - 023

  

Accession name
Saturn
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register