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Colonel Yate



A large handsome light flavoured cooking apple.

Origin: Surrey UK, 1905

Pollination: Colonel Yate is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Colonel Yate apple trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.

Characteristics of Colonel Yate apple trees

UseCulinary
ColourFlushed
FlavourSweet
Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeMid Oct
Season of useNov-Jan
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date12
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageLane's Prince Albert
Peasgood's Nonsuch