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Barnack Beauty



A late season dual purpose apple with attractive blossom.

Origin: Cambridgeshire UK, 1840

Pollination: Barnack Beauty is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Barnack Beauty apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Barnack Beauty tree custom-grafted on M9 rootstock (Dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Barnack Beauty tree custom-grafted on M26 rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Barnack Beauty tree custom-grafted on MM106 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-4Barnack Beauty tree custom-grafted on MM111 rootstock (Vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-5Barnack Beauty tree custom-grafted on M25 rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

History and description of Barnack Beauty

Originated from the village of Barnack, Cambridgeshire, UK c1840. Introduced by W & J Brown of Stamford c1870. Received the RHS Award of Merit in 1899 and a First Class Certificate in 1909.

Medium sized, round to oval fruit. Bright orange-red flush and stripes over yellow skin. Some russet patches. Juicy and very crunchy yellow flesh. Quite sharp refreshing taste. Good keeper. Useful as a cooking apple as well as a dessert apple.

Very spreading, hardy, tip bearing tree. Heavy cropper but with a tendency to produce small fruit. Ornamental tree with attractive blossom and colourful fruit. Does well on chalky soils.

Characteristics of Barnack Beauty apple trees

UseDual Cul & Des
ColourFlushed
FlavourSharp
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeEarly/Mid Oct
Season of useDec-Mar
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitSpreading
Fruit-bearingTip-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Suitable forChalky Soils
Special featuresAttractive Blossom
Pollination date14
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ProgenyBarnack Orange
Barnack Orange