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Yellow Ingestrie apple trees

Yellow Ingestrie
Yellow Ingestrie is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators

Yellow Ingestrie is an attractive old apple, and without doubt the perfect centrepiece for any fruit bowl.

The apples have a rich fruity flavour.

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Yellow Ingestrie apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £25.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £25.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
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Next deliveries

You can pre-order now for delivery from late September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

How to grow

As well as having pretty apples, Yellow Ingestrie makes an attractive tree for a large lawn. The branches have a spreading and slightly weeping habit.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Raised by Thomas Andrew Knight, of Herefordshire, in about 1800. The parentage is Orange Pippin (not the same as Cox's Orange Pippin) and Golden Pippin.

Yellow Ingestrie characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking seasonMid
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweeter

Problems

    Climate

      Identification

      • Country of originUnited Kingdom
      • Period of origin1800 - 1849
      • Fruit colourGreen / Yellow