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Arthur W Barnes apple

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

Arthur W Barnes identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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  • Arthur W. Barnes
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  • Arthur W. Barnes
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Visitor reviews

  • 30 Mar 2017  Bill Potter,  CUMBRIA, United Kingdom
    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  Orange Pippin,  United Kingdom
    Starter post

Tree register

United Kingdom


  • 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.


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


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


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

Where to buy fresh fruit

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  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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