Apple - Arthur W Barnes

Arthur W Barnes Apple

Malus domestica
An attractive cooking apple with good flavour.

Origin: Cheshire UK 1902

Pollination:  Arthur W Barnes is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

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Arthur W Barnes Apple Trees for sale - order online

We currently produce this variety to order only through our bud-grafting service. You cannot order on line. If you wish to order please contact us using the messaging facility on the contact us page. Let us have your name, postal address, telephone and email address as well as which variety you would like us to produce, how many and on what rootstock. Bud-grafting is carried out in late July and early August. The trees would be supplied approximately 18 months later. We normally need to have received orders by the beginning of July. Please click here for full details of our bud-grafting service.


History and description of Arthur W Barnes

Arthur W Barnes apple was raised from Gascoyne's Scarlet x Cox's Orange Pippin by N F Barnes, Head Gardener to the Duke of Westminster at Eaton Hall, Chester, UK in 1902.

Large, round-conical fruit. Bright red flush over a greenish yellow skin. Attractive exhibition variety. White flesh cooking to a well flavoured lemon coloured puree. Moderately vigorous, spreading tree with attractive blossom.





Main characteristics of Arthur W Barnes

Use Culinary
Colour Flushed
Flavour Acid
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Mid Sep
Season of use  Sep-Oct

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  11
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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Parentage  Gascoyne's ScarletCox's Orange Pippin