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Pollination of Gravenstein apple trees

Gravenstein (Malus domestica)  is in flowering group 1. Gravenstein is a triploid variety which will not pollinate other apple varieties. You will either need two pollination partners nearby which must each be different varieties and able to cross-pollinate each other as well as the Gravenstein, or a single self-fertile compatible pollination partner.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Gravenstein in our catalog

  • Alkmene

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    Alkmene is a mid-season apple from Germany, related to to Cox but with a more robust flavor.
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • 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
    • Anna

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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
      • Dolgo

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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
        • 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:
          • Dwarf
        • Duchess of Oldenburg

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          An old culinary variety from Russia, popular in North America, and noted for its winter hardiness.
          • Flowering group: 2
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Egremont Russet

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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
            • Fameuse

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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
              • 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:
                • Dwarf
                • Semi-vigorous
              • Idared

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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
                • Kerr

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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
                  • McIntosh

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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
                    • Mettais

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

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

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                          An old French bittersweet cider variety.
                          • Flowering group: 2
                          • Good pollinator
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Mid
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • Dwarf
                          • Vigorous
                        • 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
                        • 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
                          • 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:
                            • Dwarf
                          • Williams' Pride

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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
                            • 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:
                              • Dwarf