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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.

USDA identification images for Arthur W Barnes

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 30 Mar 2017  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  United Kingdom
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    United Kingdom


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Gascoyne's Scarlet x Cox's Orange Pippin
    • Originates from: United Kingdom
    • Introduced: 1902
    • 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.


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Fruit colour: Red


    • Picking season: Mid
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1 week
    • Cooking result: Puree
    • Food uses: Culinary


    • Flowering group: 3
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Average vigour
    • Attractive features: Attractive flowers
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

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    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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