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Pollination of Akane apple trees

Akane (Malus domestica)  is in flowering group 4. Akane is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Akane in our catalog

  • 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
    • Binet Rougein stock

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      A popular traditional French hard cider variety.
      • Flowering group: 4
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Very late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • Dwarf
      • Semi-dwarf
    • Black Oxford

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      A good quality hardy traditional New England apple which keeps well.
      • Flowering group: 4
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Blue Pearmain

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

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          Bramtot is a traditional French hard cider variety, with a bittersweet juice.
          • Flowering group: 4
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Dwarf
        • Brown's Applein stock

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          Brown's Apple is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a sharp juice.
          • Flowering group: 5
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • Dwarf
        • Burgundy

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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
          • Calville Blanc

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            One of the world's great cooking apples, Calville Blanc is a French variety with a spicy tangy flavor.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Late
            • Campfield

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              A cold-hardy late-season bittersweet cider variety.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Not self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • Centennial Crab

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                • Flowering group: 3
                • Good pollinator
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Mid
                • Chestnut Crab

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                  A large-fruited cold-hardy crab-apple.
                  • Flowering group: 3
                  • Not self-fertile
                  • Picking: Mid
                  • Cortland

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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
                    • Cox's Orange Pippinin stock

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                      Cox is widely considered to have the best flavor of any dessert apple variety.
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Partially self-fertile
                      • Picking: Mid
                      • Available rootstocks:
                      • Semi-dwarf
                    • 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:
                      • Dwarf
                      • Semi-dwarf
                    • 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:
                      • Dwarf
                      • 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:
                      • Semi-dwarf
                    • Cripps Redin stock

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                      Cripps Red is a late-season dessert 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
                    • Edelborsdorfer

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                      A very old apple variety, originating from central Europe.
                      • Flowering group: 4
                      • Not self-fertile
                      • Picking: Late
                      • Ellis Bitter

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                        Ellis Bitter is a traditional and popular English cider apple, producing a bittersweet juice.
                        • Flowering group: 5
                        • Not self-fertile
                        • Picking: Mid
                        • 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
                        • Enterprisein stock

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                          Enterprise is a modern American disease-resistant apple, good for eating fresh and cooking.
                          • Flowering group: 4
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Very late
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • Dwarf
                          • 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
                        • Freedom

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                          A modern disease-resistant apple variety, similar to McIntosh.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Freiherr von Berlepsch

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                            A good quality German apple, notable for its characteristic pineapple flavor.
                            • Flowering group: 3
                            • Not self-fertile
                            • Picking: Late
                            • Frequin Rougein stock

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                              Frequin Rouge is one of the most important of the traditional French hard-cider apple varieties.
                              • Flowering group: 4
                              • Not self-fertile
                              • Picking: Mid
                              • Available rootstocks:
                              • 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:
                              • 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:
                              • Dwarf
                              • 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
                            • Gala

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                              Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavor.
                              • Flowering group: 4
                              • Partially self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • 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
                                • Vigorous
                              • Geneva Tremlett's Bitterin stock

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                                A bittersharp cider apple variety, found at the USDA repository at Geneva, but probably of English origin.
                                • Flowering group: 4
                                • Not self-fertile
                                • Picking: Very late
                                • Available rootstocks:
                                • Dwarf
                                • Semi-dwarf
                              • Gilpinin stock

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                                Gilpin is a traditional American an all-purpose apple, an excellent keeper, useful in the kitchen and for cider too.
                                • Flowering group: 5
                                • Not self-fertile
                                • Picking: Very late
                                • Available rootstocks:
                                • Dwarf
                                • Semi-dwarf
                              • Ginger Gold

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                                One of the first yellow apples to ripen.
                                • Flowering group: 4
                                • Not self-fertile
                                • Picking: Very early
                                • Golden Hornet

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                                  Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
                                  • Flowering group: 5
                                  • Good pollinator
                                  • Self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Very late
                                  • GoldRushin stock

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                                    GoldRush is a modern disease-resistant apple, like Golden Delicious but with a better tart/sweet balance. It is also one of the best new hard-cider varieties.
                                    • Flowering group: 4
                                    • Not self-fertile
                                    • Picking: Very late
                                    • Available rootstocks:
                                    • Dwarf
                                    • Semi-dwarf
                                    • Semi-vigorous
                                  • Granny Smith

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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
                                    • Grimes Golden

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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
                                      • 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
                                      • Harry Masters Jerseyin stock

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                                        Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
                                        • Flowering group: 4
                                        • Not self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Very late
                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                        • Dwarf
                                      • 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
                                      • Honeycrispin stock

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                                        Honeycrisp is a cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.
                                        • Flowering group: 4
                                        • Not self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Late
                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                        • Dwarf
                                        • Semi-dwarf
                                      • Hubbardston Nonsuch

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                                        An old heirloom apple variety named after the town in Massuchusetts.
                                        • Flowering group: 4
                                        • Not self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Late
                                        • Hudson's Golden Gem

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                                          A large yellow russeted apple with an excellent sweet flavor.
                                          • Flowering group: 3
                                          • Not self-fertile
                                          • Picking: Late
                                          • Isaac Newton's Tree

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                                            The old Engish variety known as Flower of Kent is the variety of apple tree the famous scientist sat under.
                                            • Flowering group: 5
                                            • Not self-fertile
                                            • Picking: Late
                                            • Kandil Sinap

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                                              An unusual but beautiful looking apple, with a sweet scented flavor.
                                              • Flowering group: 3
                                              • Not self-fertile
                                              • Picking: Late
                                              • Keepsake

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                                                A high-quality late-season eating apple, keeps well, and at its best in mid-winter.
                                                • Flowering group: 4
                                                • Not self-fertile
                                                • Picking: Very late
                                                • Kidd's Orange Red

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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
                                                  • Kingston Blackin stock

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                                                    Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.
                                                    • Flowering group: 4
                                                    • Not self-fertile
                                                    • Picking: Very late
                                                    • Available rootstocks:
                                                    • Dwarf
                                                  • Lady

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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
                                                    • Laxton's Superb

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                                                      Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.
                                                      • Flowering group: 4
                                                      • Partially self-fertile
                                                      • Picking: Late
                                                      • Macoun

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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
                                                        • Majorin stock

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                                                          A traditional English bittersweet hard-cider variety.
                                                          • Flowering group: 3
                                                          • Not self-fertile
                                                          • Picking: Mid
                                                          • Available rootstocks:
                                                          • 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:
                                                          • Dwarf
                                                        • Michelin

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                                                          Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
                                                          • Flowering group: 4
                                                          • Partially self-fertile
                                                          • Picking: Late
                                                          • 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
                                                          • Northern Spyin stock

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                                                            Northern Spy is a popular late-season American heirloom apple variety which stores well.
                                                            • Flowering group: 5
                                                            • Not self-fertile
                                                            • Picking: Very late
                                                            • Available rootstocks:
                                                            • 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
                                                          • Novaspy

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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
                                                            • Pine Golden Pippin

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                                                              A classic English russet apple from the Victorian era, notable for its pineapple-like flavor.
                                                              • Flowering group: 5
                                                              • Not self-fertile
                                                              • Picking: Late
                                                              • Pixie Crunchin stock

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                                                                Pixie Crunch is a small modern disease-resistant apple with a crisp flesh and great flavor.
                                                                • Flowering group: 4
                                                                • Not self-fertile
                                                                • Picking: Mid
                                                                • Available rootstocks:
                                                                • Dwarf
                                                                • Semi-dwarf
                                                                • Semi-vigorous
                                                              • 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:
                                                                • Dwarf
                                                                • Semi-dwarf
                                                              • Pristinein stock

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                                                                A very early disease-resistant golden-green apple with a tart flavor.
                                                                • Flowering group: 4
                                                                • Not self-fertile
                                                                • Picking: Very early
                                                                • Available rootstocks:
                                                                • 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
                                                              • 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
                                                                • 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:
                                                                  • 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:
                                                                  • Dwarf
                                                                • Scarlett O'Hara

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                                                                  Scarlett O'Hara is a modern disease-resistant red eating apple,
                                                                  • Flowering group: 4
                                                                  • Not self-fertile
                                                                  • Picking: Late
                                                                  • 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:
                                                                    • Dwarf
                                                                  • Somerset Redstreakin stock

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                                                                    An English cider apple variety producing a very high-quality bittersweet juice.
                                                                    • Flowering group: 5
                                                                    • Not self-fertile
                                                                    • Picking: Late
                                                                    • Available rootstocks:
                                                                    • 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
                                                                    • SunCrisp

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

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                                                                        A high-quality late-season eating apple, with excellent flavor and disease-resistant qualities.
                                                                        • Flowering group: 4
                                                                        • Not self-fertile
                                                                        • Picking: Late
                                                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                                                        • Dwarf
                                                                        • Semi-dwarf
                                                                      • Sweet Coppin

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                                                                        A traditional English cider variety, producing a sweet juice.
                                                                        • Flowering group: 3
                                                                        • Not self-fertile
                                                                        • Picking: Very late
                                                                        • 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:
                                                                          • Dwarf
                                                                        • Tydeman's Late Orange

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                                                                          An excellent late-season Cox-style aromatic apple.
                                                                          • Flowering group: 4
                                                                          • Not self-fertile
                                                                          • Picking: Late
                                                                          • 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
                                                                          • Winter Banana

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                                                                            A good quality American apple variety named for its faint banana-like flavor.
                                                                            • Flowering group: 4
                                                                            • Good pollinator
                                                                            • Not self-fertile
                                                                            • Picking: Very late
                                                                            • Wolf River

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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
                                                                              • Yarlington Mill

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                                                                                Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
                                                                                • Flowering group: 5
                                                                                • Not self-fertile
                                                                                • Picking: Very late