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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

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


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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