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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
  • 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
    • 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
      • 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
        • 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
          • 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
                  • 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
                  • 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:
                    • Dwarf
                  • 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
                    • 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
                    • 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
                      • 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
                          • 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
                          • 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
                          • Golden Russet

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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
                            • 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
                                • 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
                                • 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
                                  • 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
                                    • 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:
                                      • Dwarf
                                    • 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
                                      • 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:
                                        • Semi-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
                                        • 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
                                          • 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
                                                • 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
                                                • 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
                                                  • 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
                                                  • 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
                                                    • 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
                                                    • 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
                                                    • 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
                                                    • 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
                                                        • 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
                                                          • 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
                                                            • 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
                                                              • 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
                                                            • 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
                                                            • 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
                                                              • 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
                                                                • Semi-dwarf