Apple - Yarlington Mill

Yarlington Mill Apple

Malus domestica
A traditional Somerset cider apple producing a medium bittersweet cider.

Origin: Somerset UK 1800

Pollination:  Yarlington Mill is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Apple Trees



Yarlington Mill Apple Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.


Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Price
Quantity
M9 - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
M26 - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
£17.50
Sold out
MM111 - Vigorous   1 year Maiden
£17.50
Sold out



History and description of Yarlington Mill

Yarlington Mill is a cider apple of the Somerset 'Jersey' type. Arose at Yarlington, near North Cadbury, Somerset, where it was found growing out of a wall near a water mill, probably in the early 1900's. It was transplanted into the gardens of Yarlington Mill and probably propagated by nurseryman Harry Masters, very soon achieving local fame for its high yields. It was widely distributed and intensively planted in the orchards of Somerset and the West Midlands. The small fruit, flushed red over pale yellow, produces a sweet, slightly astringent medium bittersweet cider having a good aroma and flavour.



Main characteristics of Yarlington Mill

Use Cider
Colour Yellow
Flavour Bittersweet
Fruit size  Small
Picking time  Late Oct
Season of use  Oct-Nov

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Biennial
Disease resistance  Scab: Susceptible
Mildew: Resistant
Canker: Resistant
Special features Good for Cider

Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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