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Arthur W. Barnes

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1902 at Eaton Gardens, Chester, by N.F. Barnes, head gardener to the Duke of Westminster. Introduced in 1928 by Clibrans of Altrincham. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
A. W. Barnes
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
Gascoyne's Scarlet x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
59.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
medium 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1923 - 109

  

Accession name
Arthur W. Barnes
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register