Yarlington Mill cider apple trees

Yarlington Mill

Yarlington Mill is a heavy-cropping traditional English cider apple variety, and quite widely grown. It produces a bittersweet juice.

Yarlington Mill cider apple trees for sale

Item
Mature height
Price
Quantity
1-year Yarlington Mill cider apple trees bare-root
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
$32.00
1-year Yarlington Mill cider apple trees bare-root
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
$32.00
1-year Yarlington Mill cider apple trees bare-root
Large (10ft-14ft) mature height
$29.00

We are between seasons at the moment. You can pre-order trees now for delivery when the new season starts (fall for warmer zones, or next spring), you won't be asked to pay until nearer the time.


How to grow

Yarlington Mill 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.

Yarlington Mill characteristics

Using

  • Picking season: Very late
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)
  • Specific gravity: 1052
  • Fruit persistence: Fruit drops when ripe

Growing

  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Pollination group: 5
  • Pollinating others: Average
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average vigour
  • Precocity: Slow to start bearing
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer

Problems

  • Disease resistance: Average
  • Canker: Very resistant
  • Fireblight: Some susceptibility
  • Scab: Some susceptibility

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colour: Orange / Red
  • Fruit size: Average


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