Yarlington Mill cider apple trees

Yarlington Mill cider apple tree

Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

Yarlington Mill cider apple trees for sale

Sorry we have not been able to produce any trees of this variety this season.

We may still be able to propagate it to order for you. Please contact us for more details.

Summary features of Yarlington Mill

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average?
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Fertility: Not self-fertile?
  • Flowering group: 5?
  • Pollinating others: Average?
  • Ploidy: Diploid?
  • Vigour: Average growth?
  • Precocity: Slow to start bearing?
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency?
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer?
  • Fruit persistence: Fruit drops when ripe?
  • Fireblight: Some susceptibility?

Uses

  • Picking season: Very late?
  • Flavour quality: Very good?
  • Good for cider
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • Popularity: Rarely grown?

Climate

  • Planting position: Full sun preferred

Pollination guide for Yarlington Mill

Yarlington Mill is in flowering group 5. Yarlington Mill is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Like all cider-apple varieties it can also be pollinated by most other apple varieties or crab-apples flowering at the same time.

How to grow Yarlington Mill cider apple trees

Can become a biennial bearer, but this can be controlled by thinning the crop in the "on" year.

Historical details

Yarlington, Somerset, England - early 20th century.

Botanical name

Malus domestica 'Yarlington Mill'