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Pollination of Alkmene apple trees

Alkmene (Malus domestica)  is in flowering group 2. Alkmene is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting may be improved if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Alkmene in our catalog

  • Amere de Berthencourtin stock

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    Amere de Berthencourt is a traditional French bittersweet cider apple.
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking:
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Dwarf
  • Annain stock

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    Anna is the go-to apple apple variety for growers in low-chill climates - if you are in southern California, or the southern states, Anna is a good choice.
    • Flowering group: 1
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Very early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • Dwarf
    • Semi-dwarf
  • Antonovka

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    Antonovka is one of the most cold-hardy of all apple varieties.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Beauty of Bathin stock

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      One of the earliest English apples, ripening in early August.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Blue Pearmainin stock

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      An old-fashioned winter eating apple, with a strong sweet/sharp flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
    • Burgundyin stock

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      A mid-season apple variety with a good flavor, and good for juicing.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Campfieldin stock

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      A cold-hardy late-season bittersweet cider variety.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Centennial Crabin stock

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      • Flowering group: 3
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Vigorous
    • Chestnut Crabin stock

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      A large-fruited cold-hardy crab-apple.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Vigorous
    • Cortlandin stock

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      Developed from McIntosh, Cortland is one of the most widely-grown Mac-style apples.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • CrimsonCrispin stock

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      CrimsonCrisp is a modern scab-resistant apple, with a very crisp flesh. It can be picked over a long-period.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • CrimsonTopazin stock

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      CrimsonTopaz is a modern scab-resistant variety from the Czech Republic, with a sweet-tart flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Cripps Pinkin stock

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      Cripps Pink is one of the best-known modern apple varieties, well-suited to the warmer apple-growing regions.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Cripps Redin stock

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      Cripps Red is a late-season low-chill apple from Australia, with a crisp dense flesh and a good flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Daytonin stock

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      Dayton is an attractive red modern disease-resistant apple with crisp flesh and a sweet/tart flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Discoveryin stock

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      Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Dolgoin stock

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      Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and dark pink fruits.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Good pollinator
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Domainein stock

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      Domaine is a traditional French bittersharp cider apple variety.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Egremont Russetin stock

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      Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Elstarin stock

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      Elstar is an attractive apple with a well-balanced honeyed flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Empirein stock

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      One of the most widely-planted McIntosh style apples, Empire has the Mac flavor but improves on it.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Erwin Bauerin stock

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      A fine-flavored late-season eating apple from Germany.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Fameusein stock

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      A very hardy north country apple, known both as the Snow Apple and Fameuse, and the probable parent of McIntosh.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
    • Freedomin stock

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      A modern disease-resistant apple variety, similar to McIntosh.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Freiherr von Berlepschin stock

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      A good quality German apple, notable for its characteristic pineapple flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Freybergin stock

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      Freyberg (or Freyburg) is an attractive golden yellow apple with a high-quality sweet refreshing flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Frostbitein stock

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      An unusual small apple with a distinctive sweet flavor, and exceptional cold-hardiness.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Fujiin stock

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      Developed in Japan, but with all-American parents, Fuji is a very attractive apple with a good sweet flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Fuji (early)in stock

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      Early ripening forms of the Fuji apple variety.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
    • Galarinain stock

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      Galarina is best considered an improved, disease-resistant Gala (to which it is closely related).
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Golden Russetin stock

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      Golden Russet is an antique apple from New York, considered the best-flavored of American russets.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Granny Smithin stock

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      Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Good pollinator
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Grimes Goldenin stock

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      A high quality apple, Grimes Golden is probably the parent of Golden Delicious, but with a richer flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Good pollinator
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Haralsonin stock

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      Haralson is a great all-round backyard apple variety, disease-resistant and cold-hardy.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Harrisonin stock

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      Harrison is a traditional American cider apple, noted for its excellent juice quality.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Hewe's Virginiain stock

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      Also known as Virginia Crab, Hewe's Crab is considered one of the best varieties for cider.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Good pollinator
      • Self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
      • Semi-vigorous
    • Hudson's Golden Gemin stock

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      A large yellow russeted apple with an excellent sweet flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Idaredin stock

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      A popular and versatile apple, especially good for juicing, and an exceptional keeper.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Jonathanin stock

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      One of the best-flavored US apple varieties, a good choice for the backyard orchard.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Kandil Sinapin stock

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      An unusual but beautiful looking apple, with a sweet scented flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Kerrin stock

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      A cold-hardy crab-apple, primarily used for cider and cooking.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Good pollinator
      • Partially self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Kidd's Orange Redin stock

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      Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Ladyin stock

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      A small highly flavored apple variety from France, where it is known as Api. It is thought to be very old.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Macounin stock

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      Macoun is one of the best McIntosh-style apples, with the characteristic flowery vinous flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Majorin stock

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      A traditional English bittersweet hard-cider variety.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Mid
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Margilin stock

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      An 18th century French apple variety with an aromatic and complex flavor.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • McIntoshin stock

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      A traditional versatile apple popular in the northern states of the USA. Also known as Macintosh.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Melrosein stock

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      Melrose is a Jonathan-style apple, with a sweet flavor and good storage life.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Mettais

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      A high-quality traditional French bittersweet cider apple.
      • Flowering group: 2
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking:
      • Muscadet de Dieppein stock

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        A very old French bittersweet cider variety.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Nehouin stock

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        An old French bittersweet cider variety.
        • Flowering group: 2
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Newtown Pippinin stock

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        In use since the 18th century, Newtown Pippin is a versatile American apple with a good aromatic flavor.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Dwarf
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Northland Crabin stock

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        Northland Crab is a cold-hardy crab apple, ideal for crab-apple jelly.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Partially self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Novaspyin stock

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        An improved form of Northern Spy, and an excellent all-round apple for northern areas.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Dwarf
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Porter's Perfectionin stock

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        Porter's Perfection is a 19th century English cider variety producing a bittersharp juice.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Redfieldin stock

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        An unusual apple / crab-apple cross, with distinctive red-flesh.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Dwarf
        • Semi-dwarf
      • Redfree

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        A disease-resistant and cold-hardy summer apple with a sweet flavor, also known as Co-op 13.
        • Flowering group: 3
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Early
        • Regentin stock

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          Regent is a large attractive late-season eating apple with a juicy crisp flesh and a sweet flavor.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Semi-dwarf
        • Reine des Pommesin stock

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          A traditional French bittersweet hard cider apple.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Dwarf
          • Semi-dwarf
        • Rubinettein stock

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          Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a perfect sweet / sharp flavour.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Semi-dwarf
        • Saint Edmund's Russetin stock

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          Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Partially self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Semi-dwarf
        • Slavyankain stock

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          Slavyanka is a cold-hardy late-season eating apple from Russia.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Semi-vigorous
        • SnowSweetin stock

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          A rich sweet-flavored red apple which grows best in the northern states.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Semi-dwarf
        • Spartan

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          Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, and a delicate "vinous" flavor.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Good pollinator
          • Partially self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Stembridge Cluster

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            A traditional English bittersweet cider apple from the town of Stembridge in Somerset.
            • Flowering group: 2
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Sturmer Pippin

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              A traditional late-season English apple, ideal for storing.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Partially self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • SunCrispin stock

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                A high-quality late-season eating apple with plenty of interesting flavor.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf
              • Sunrisein stock

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                Sunrise is a bright red-flushed Canadian apple with a soft flesh and sweet flavor.
                • Flowering group: 2
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Early
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf
              • Sweet Coppinin stock

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                A traditional English cider variety, producing a sweet juice.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Very late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf
              • Sweet Sixteenin stock

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                Sweet 16 is a sweet-flavored apple, with good cold hardiness.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf
              • Triumphin stock

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                Also known as MN80, Triumph is a new release from the well-regarded University of Minnesota apple breeding program.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Dwarf
                • Semi-dwarf
                • Semi-vigorous
              • Wealthyin stock

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                Wealthy is a dual-purpose apple, with an excellent reputation for cold-hardiness.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Very late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf
              • Wickson Crabin stock

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                Wickson crab is a popular crab apple variety which is also useful in cider blends.
                • Flowering group: 2
                • Good pollinator
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf
              • Williams' Pridein stock

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                An early summer apple, with excellent disease-resistance and a pleasant tart flavor.
                • Flowering group: 2
                • Good pollinator
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Very early
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Dwarf
                • Semi-dwarf
                • Semi-vigorous
              • WineCrispin stock

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                WineCrisp is a modern disease-resistant apple with a spicy flavor. Also known as Co-op 31.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Dwarf
                • Semi-dwarf
                • Semi-vigorous
              • Wolf Riverin stock

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                Wolf River is the perfect cooking apple for the north - reliable, cold-hardy, disease resistant.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Late
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Dwarf
                • Semi-vigorous
              • Worcester Pearmainin stock

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                Worcester Pearmain is a well-known early-season English apple, noted for its strawberry-like flavors.
                • Flowering group: 3
                • Partially self-fertile
                • Picking: Early
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Dwarf
              • Zestar!in stock

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                A crisp attractive early-season apple which stores well.
                • Flowering group: 1
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Early
                • Available rootstocks:
                • Semi-dwarf