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Yarlington Mill cider apple trees

Malus domestica
Yarlington Mill
Yarlington Mill is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
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Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

How to grow

Yarlington Mill may become a biennial bearer, but this can be controlled by thinning the crop in the "on" year.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Originates from Yarlington, Somerset, England - early 20th century.

Yarlington Mill characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group5
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesMild damp climates
  • WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators

Using

  • Picking monthNovember
  • Picking seasonVery late
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
  • Food usesHard cider
  • Juice styleBittersweet (cider)

Problems

  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • CankerVery resistant

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1900 - 1949
  • Fruit colourOrange / Red
  • Fruit sizeAverage