Yarlington Mill

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Yarlington Mill is a type of cider apple which originates from the Yarlington, Somerset which is often used in making cider.

The apple is a reddy-yellow colour and produces a medium bittersweet cider.

Season of use October to November.
Origin: From Yarlington, North Cadbury, Somerset, England.
Tree form: Medium, semi-spreading, precocious tree; some scab susceptibility.
Pollination requirements: Mid–late bloom, partially self-fertile; good pollinator with Improved Foxwhelp, Reine des Hâtives, Sweet Coppin, Michelin and Dabinett.
Fruit shape: Medium, conical fruit.
Colour and flesh: Lightly striped dark red skin; smooth, slightly waxy, yellow. Flesh white, reddish below skin, slightly crisp with some astringency.
Harvest period: Late harvest, good crop, biennial with more than 3 weeks storage.
Uses: Bittersweet; produces a medium cider.