Generally ships from December-April.
The Yates apple tree is a pollinator. A small red apple that is very firm with dotted skin. The Yates apple has a juicy aromatic flesh with excellent taste. A heavy bearing apple and a good pollinator for most apples. The Yates apple tree is very easy to grow and a favorite for wildlife.
This antique apple originated in Fayette County, Georgia before 1844 and was often called Red Warrior in the south. It has been used primarily for cider but has great flavor with pale red skin and dark stripes. It is a small apple but a heavy producer that ripens in September and October. It is good for applesauce as well as baking. Tree reaches 10-21 feet tall at maturity. Yates requires 900-1000 hours of chilling. Plant in full sun and in well-drained soil. Zones 6-8. Another apple variety is needed for cross pollination in order to produce fruit.