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Apple (Malus) Yellow Ingestrie
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Yellow Ingestrie


Parentage: Orange Pippin x Golden Pippin

Description: Yellow Ingestrie is a small eating apple. Pale greenish-yellow fruit turning orange-yellow when it ripens. Sharp, fruity and firm flesh. A charming lawn tree due to it's drooping habit. Highly decorative in table displays and kissing bows. Best eaten straight from the tree as the fruits don't keep that long, only for a month or so.

History: First recorded in 1800 by Mr T.A. Knight at Elton Manor, nr Ludlow Shropshire. Named after Lord Talbot's estate, Ingestrie Hall in Staffordshire. Widely grown throughout gardens in the 19th century, especially in the north of England.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 1 Flowering group 1
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month Early September Picking month Early September
Stores until October Stores until October