Pollination of Dabinett apple trees

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Your Dabinett apple tree is in flowering group 6. It is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting will usually be improved if there is a compatible partner nearby. The following varieties will pollinate this apple tree. (Most crab-apples will also be good pollinators for this variety).

Pollination partner apple varieties in our catalogue

  1. Court Pendu Plat

    Court Pendu PlatCourt Pendu Plant is a traditional French apple with a pronounced aromatic pear-drop flavor.
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    Flowering group: 6  Self-sterile  Picking season: Late season     Stock: Sold out
  2. Herefordshire Redstreak

    Herefordshire RedstreakHerefordshire Redstreak is an old English cider apple variety which produces a bittersweet juice.
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    Flowering group: 5  Self-sterile  Picking season: Very-Late season     Stock: Sold out
  3. Kingston Black

    Kingston BlackKingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.
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    Flowering group: 5  Self-sterile  Picking season: Very-Late season     Stock: Sold out
  4. Malus Golden Hornet

    Malus Golden HornetMalus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
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    Flowering group: 5  Self-fertile  Picking season: Very-Late season     Stock: Sold out
  5. Northern Spy

    Northern SpyNorthern Spy is a popular late-season American heirloom apple variety which stores well.
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    Flowering group: 5  Self-sterile  Picking season: Very-Late season     Stock: Sold out
  6. Stoke Red

    Stoke RedA traditional English cider apple producing a bittersharp juice.
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    Flowering group: 6  Self-sterile  Picking season: Very-Late season     Stock: Sold out

Other compatible varieties

We do not sell these varieties but they may be available from other fruit tree nurseries. Use our enquiry form and we will help you find a supplier.

  1. Bess Pool    check pollinators
    Late keeping eating apple. Flesh rather dry with sweet pleasant flavor.
  2. Britemac    check pollinators
    Good McIntosh type. Large and attractive, brightly colored and the best for eating. Sweet, juicy, crisp, white flesh.
  3. Brown's Seedling    check pollinators
    An English culinary variety from Stamford. Rated by Hogg as handsome, excellent for culinary use, and a good keeper.
  4. Cottenham Seedling    check pollinators
    A well-regarded early 20th century cooking apple from the east of England with a good pedigree.
  5. Crawley Beauty    check pollinators
    Primarily a culinary variety, cooks to a puree with a delicate apple flavour - but can be eaten fresh after storing. Good disease resistance and tolerates a wide range of soil types.
  6. Decio    check pollinators
    Probably the oldest variety in existence, thought to date back to Roman times
  7. Edward VII    check pollinators
    A trouble-free traditional English cooker, naturally disease-resistant.
  8. Forfar    check pollinators
    Versatile cooker, recommended for apple charlotte
  9. Golden Noble    check pollinators
    A traditional English cooker, popular in Victorian times, and an attractive tree for the garden.
  10. Jonalicious    check pollinators
    The perfect combination of sugar and spice - taste of Red Delicious and the tart freshness of Jonathan. A crisp texture makes it ideal for eating, cooking or fresh eating. Keeps extremely well. 2½ to 3 inch fruit is bright red with yellow under color.
  11. King Charles Pearmain    check pollinators
    An attractive 19th century pearmain-shaped apple with a dull golden yellow skin. The flesh is firm, fairly juicy, and strongly flavoured.
  12. Maclean's Favourite    check pollinators
    A high quality late-season dessert apple with a rich sweet-sharp flavour. The tree is a heavy cropper but can be disease-prone.
  13. Malus Comtesse de Paris    check pollinators
    The recommended yellow-fruited crab-apple.
  14. Mollie's Delicious    check pollinators
    A very good to excellent early apple ripening. Fruits are large to very large, conical in shape with a pinkish red color. Has an exceptionally pleasing aftertaste. This quality can be maintained in storage for at least 10 weeks under refrigeration.
  15. Ozark Gold    check pollinators
    Very similar to Golden Delicious. Flavor is sweet, honeyed, very juicy with little acidity.
  16. Red Rome    check pollinators
    A redder-colored sport of Rome Beauty.
  17. Rome Beauty    check pollinators
    An extremely attractive and productive red cooking apple, widely-grown in North America.

More advice about pollination

Please note that our whilst our system takes many relevant factors into account, it is certainly not completely accurate

Our article on the pollination of fruit trees gives more details of the factors involved in pollination.

Crab apples

It is worth remembering that crab apple trees make excellent pollinators for almost any apple variety. This is because they produce very large quantities of pollen over a long period and are (with some exceptions) only distantly related to mainstream apple varieties so their pollen is highly compatible.

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