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Yellow Ingestrie apple trees

Yellow Ingestrie

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

The apples have a rich fruity flavour.

Yellow Ingestrie apple trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree MM106 rootstock £19.95
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree M25 rootstock £19.95
    Very large tree (4m-7m after 10 years)
    Out of stock

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

Using

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

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourWeak growing
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer

Problems

    Climate

    • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
    • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Identification

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