Apple - Barnack Beauty

Barnack Beauty Apple

Malus domestica
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Barnack Beauty Apple Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden Sold out £17.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




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.




Main characteristics of Barnack Beauty

Use Dual Cul & Des
Colour Flushed
Flavour Sharp
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Early/Mid Oct
Season of use  Dec-Mar

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Tip-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant
Suitable for Chalky Soils
Special features Attractive Blossom

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Progeny  Barnack OrangeBarnack Orange