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Yates apple

Small sized conic shaped apple. Striped dark red fruit over pale yellow skin. Flesh is yellowish-white and can be slightly red under the skin.

USDA identification images for Yates

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

  • Year: 1903

  • Year: 1915

  • Year: 1915

  • Year: 1921

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

Visitor reviews

  • 29 Sep 2020  VIRGINIA, United States
    Yates is an interesting apple. Crisp with a tangy blood orange flavor to it. Flesh is fairly dry and a greenish white.

Tree register

United States


  • Hayden in Winslow, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA


  • Species: Malus domestica


  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Ploidy: Diploid

Where to buy fresh fruit

The following orchards grow Yates:

United States


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