Yellow Ingestrie apple trees

Yellow Ingestrie apple tree

Yellow Ingestrie is an attractive old apple, and without doubt the perfect centrepiece for any fruit bowl.

The apples have a rich fruity flavour.

Yellow Ingestrie apple trees for sale

Deliveries start December 2018.

Mature size* Supplied as Price Quantity
Large  (3m - 4m after 5-10 years) 1-year - bare-root - MM106 rootstock 23.90

Delivery period: Trees are delivered between November and March. However it is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you. If you live in an area with very cold winters please let us know so that we can scheduled delivery for early spring.

*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime.

Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season. Click here to be notified when we get more trees of this variety.

Summary features of Yellow Ingestrie

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Good
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 3?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Weak growing?
  • Bearing regularity: Regular?
  • Growth habit: Spreading
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Attractive tree
  • Attractive fruit

Uses

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit colour: Green / Yellow
  • Blossom colour: White
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

Climate

  • Temperate climates
  • Mild / damp climates?
  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Yellow Ingestrie

Yellow Ingestrie is in flowering group 3. Yellow Ingestrie is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other apple trees.

How to grow Yellow Ingestrie apple trees

As well as having pretty apples, Yellow Ingestrie makes an attractive tree for a large lawn. The branches have a spreading and slightly weeping habit.

Historical details

Raised by Thomas Andrew Knight, of Herefordshire, in about 1800. The parentage is Orange Pippin (not the same as Cox's Orange Pippin) and Golden Pippin.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Yellow Ingestrie'