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Barnack Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Barnack, Northamptonshire in about 1840 and introduced in about 1870 by Brown of Stamford. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1899 and a First Class Certificate in 1909. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a good flavour.

Barnack, Barnacké jablko, Beckford Beauty, Piekna z Barnaku
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Mother to:
Barnack Orange
Father to:
Jennifer Wastie

Accession No.
1957 - 207


Accession name
Barnack Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
medium 1
Globose conical 1
very weak 1
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Weak 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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