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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
    • Antonovkain stock

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      Antonovka is one of the most cold-hardy of all apple varieties.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: 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:
      • Dwarf
    • Campfield

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

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        • Flowering group: 3
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Mid
        • Available rootstocks:
        • Semi-dwarf
        • Semi-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-vigorous
      • 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
          • 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:
          • 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:
          • Dwarf
          • 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
          • 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:
          • 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 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:
          • Dwarf
        • Elstar

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

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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
              • 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
                • Semi-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:
                • 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 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:
                  • Dwarf
                • Haralson

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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
                  • 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:
                    • Semi-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:
                    • 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-vigorous
                  • 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:
                    • Dwarf
                  • Jonathan

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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
                    • 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
                      • 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:
                        • 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:
                        • Dwarf
                      • 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
                      • 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
                        • 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:
                            • 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:
                            • 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
                            • Vigorous
                          • 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
                          • Porter's Perfection

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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
                            • Redfield

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                              An unusual apple / crab-apple cross, with distinctive red-flesh.
                              • Flowering group: 3
                              • Not self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • Redfreein stock

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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
                                • Available rootstocks:
                                • 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
                              • 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 Russet

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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
                                • Slavyanka

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                                  Slavyanka is a cold-hardy late-season eating apple from Russia.
                                  • Flowering group: 2
                                  • 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
                                    • 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 Clusterin stock

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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
                                      • Available rootstocks:
                                      • Dwarf
                                    • 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
                                      • Sunrisein stock

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                                        Sunrise is a bright red-flushed English apple with a soft flesh and sweet flavor.
                                        • Flowering group: 3
                                        • Not self-fertile
                                        • Picking: Mid
                                        • Available rootstocks:
                                        • Semi-dwarf
                                        • Semi-vigorous
                                      • 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
                                          • Semi-dwarf
                                        • Wealthy

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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
                                          • Wickson Crab

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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
                                            • 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
                                              • 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-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:
                                              • Dwarf