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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 Berthencourt

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    Amere de Berthencourt is a traditional French bittersweet cider apple.
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking:
    • 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
        • Beauty of Bath

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          One of the earliest English apples, ripening in early August.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Very 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
            • Burgundyin stock

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

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

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

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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
                  • Cripps Red

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

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

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

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                      Domaine is a traditional French bittersharp cider apple variety.
                      • Flowering group: 2
                      • Not self-fertile
                      • Picking: Mid
                      • 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:
                          • 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
                        • 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 Berlepschin stock

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

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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
                                • 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
                                • Fuji (early)

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                                  Early ripening forms of the Fuji apple variety.
                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                  • Not self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Mid
                                  • Galarina

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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
                                    • Golden Russetin stock

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

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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
                                            • 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
                                                • 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
                                                    • Kerr

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                                                      A cold-hardy crab-apple, primarily used for cider and cooking.
                                                      • Flowering group: 2
                                                      • Good pollinator
                                                      • Partially self-fertile
                                                      • Picking: Mid
                                                      • 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
                                                        • 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
                                                          • 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
                                                            • Semi-dwarf
                                                          • Majorin stock

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

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                                                            An 18th century French apple variety with an aromatic and complex flavor.
                                                            • Flowering group: 3
                                                            • Not self-fertile
                                                            • Picking: Late
                                                            • 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
                                                              • Melrose

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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
                                                                • 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
                                                                    • Nehou

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                                                                      An old French bittersweet cider variety.
                                                                      • Flowering group: 2
                                                                      • Good pollinator
                                                                      • Not self-fertile
                                                                      • Picking: Mid
                                                                      • 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
                                                                      • Northland Crabin stock

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

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

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

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

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

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

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                                                                          A traditional French bittersweet hard cider apple.
                                                                          • Flowering group: 2
                                                                          • Not self-fertile
                                                                          • Picking: Mid
                                                                          • Rubinette

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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
                                                                            • Saint Edmund's Russetin stock

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

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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
                                                                                • Available rootstocks:
                                                                                • Semi-dwarf
                                                                              • 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:
                                                                                • Semi-dwarf
                                                                              • Sturmer Pippinin stock

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                                                                                A traditional late-season English apple, ideal for storing.
                                                                                • Flowering group: 3
                                                                                • Partially self-fertile
                                                                                • Picking: Late
                                                                                • Available rootstocks:
                                                                                • Semi-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 Canadian apple with a soft flesh and sweet flavor.
                                                                                  • Flowering group: 2
                                                                                  • Not self-fertile
                                                                                  • Picking: Early
                                                                                  • Available rootstocks:
                                                                                  • Semi-dwarf
                                                                                • Sweet Coppinin stock

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

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                                                                                  Sweet 16 is a sweet-flavored apple, with good cold hardiness.
                                                                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                                                                  • Not self-fertile
                                                                                  • Picking: Mid
                                                                                  • Triumph

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