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Yarlington Mill apple

High quality English cider apple. Firm, medium-sized fruit. Sweet to slightly bittersweet.

Yarlington Mill identification images

USDA identification images for Yarlington Mill

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Visitor reviews

    • 19 Jul 2021  WASHINGTON, United States
      I imagined that when I retired I would enjoy making hard cider so I planted a YM. Now I am retired and the tree produces apples, but the doctor says no alcohol. They taste terrible, cooking doesn't help, etc. Is there anything besides cider one can do with these?
    • 13 Jul 2019  TASMANIA, Australia
      Third year allowed first fruit,large to medium size, so bland so disappointed, will give another season maybe two otherwise a grafting we will go.

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    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2020 season

    • 28th April  2020  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

    2016 season

    • 21st May  2016  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

    2014 season

    • 10th May  2014  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom
    • 1st May  2014  - tree owned by Jon in Brigg, United Kingdom

    2013 season

    • 29th May  2013  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom

    2012 season

    • 21st May  2012  - tree owned by Eric in Bristol, United Kingdom
    • 20th April  2012  - tree owned by Jeff in Reading, United States

    2011 season

    • May  2011  - tree owned by Dan in Camano Island, United States

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    Harvest records for this variety

    2014 season

    • 1st week November  2014  - tree owned by Jon in Brigg, United Kingdom
    • 1st week October  2014  - tree owned by John in Malmesbury, United Kingdom

    2013 season

    • October  2013  - tree owned by Dan in Killarney, Ireland


    • Species: Malus domestica


    • Picking season: Very late
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Food uses: Hard cider
    • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)


    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 5
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency


    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom
    • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
    • Leaf colour: Green
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit colour: Orange / Red

    Where to buy trees

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    Where to buy fresh fruit

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