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

Mature height*
1-year Yarlington Mill cider apple trees bare-root
G.11, G.16 rootstock
Small (6ft-9ft) mature height
Out of stock
1-year Yarlington Mill cider apple trees bare-root
G.222, G.30 rootstock
Medium (8ft-12ft) mature height
1-year Yarlington Mill cider apple trees bare-root
B.118, MM.111 rootstock
Large (10ft-14ft) mature height

*Find out more about the apple rootstocks we use to control the mature height.

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


  • 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


  • 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


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


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


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

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