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Millicent Barnes



An old mid season red flushed dessert apple from Cheshire with quite sharp flavour.

Origin: Cheshire UK, 1903

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

Millicent Barnes apple trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenM25Very vigorous £23.50 Sold-out

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

History and description of Millicent Barnes

Millicent Barnes apple was raised in about 1903 by N F Barnes the Head Gardener to the Duke of Westminster at Eaton Hall in Cheshire UK from Gascoyne's Scarlet x Cox's Orange Pippin. It is a medium sized round scarlet flushed dessert apple. It is crisp with quite a sharp brisk flavour. The tree is moderately vigorous and upright.

Characteristics of Millicent Barnes apple trees

UseDessert
ColourFlushed
FlavourBrisk
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Sep
Season of useOct-Dec
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date10
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageCox's Orange Pippin
Gascoyne's Scarlet