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Millicent Barnes

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1903 by N.F. Barnes at Eaton Gardens, Chester, England. Introduced by Clibrans. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, crisp, juicy flesh which is slightly acid and lacking flavour.

Synonyms:
Millicent
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Gascoyne's Scarlet x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1923 - 111

  

Accession name
Millicent Barnes
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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