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Arthur W Barnes apple

Last updated 31 Dec 2010.

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30 Mar 2017 
Puzzled by your statement "Use/keeping-one week". Mine are picked from October, can stay on the tree well into November,and keep in store until March. John Bultitude supports this.


01 Jan 2010 
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An attractive and popular mid-season culinary apple, very versatile in the kitchen, cooks to a puree.

Arthur W Barnes phototape

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Gascoyne's Scarlet x Cox's Orange Pippin
  • Originates from: United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1902
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1229
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1923-109
  • Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Bultitude apple group: 3. Flushed / striped, smooth, acidic, culinary

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Harvest period: Mid season
  • Use / keeping: 1 week

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Attractive features: Attractive blossom

References and further reading about this variety

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

Arthur W Barnes identification photos from official fruit collections

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