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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 produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

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