Self-fertile apple varieties

A selection of apple varieties we sell which are self-fertile or partially self-fertile.

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    Alkmene is a mid-season apple from Germany, related to to Cox but with a more robust flavor.

    • Picking seasonMid
    • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
    • UsesEating fresh
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
    • Pollination group2
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    Developed from McIntosh, Cortland is one of the most widely-grown Mac-style apples.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesCooking
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    A modern self-fertile form of the renowned Cox's Orange Pippin, with arguably even better flavor.

    • Picking seasonMid
    • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesCooking
    • UsesJuice
    • Gardening skillSome needed
    • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
    • UsesEating fresh
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group2
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    One of the most widely-planted McIntosh style apples, Empire has the Mac flavor but improves on it.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesJuice
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    Fiesta is Cox-style apple, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavor.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesJuice
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavor.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesJuice
    • Gardening skillAverage
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group4
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    Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.

    • Picking seasonVery late
    • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesCooking
    • Gardening skillAverage
    • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    A high quality apple, Grimes Golden is probably the parent of Golden Delicious, but with a richer flavor.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesCooking
    • UsesJuice
    • Gardening skillAverage
    • Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    One of the best-flavored US apple varieties, a good choice for the backyard orchard.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesCooking
    • Gardening skillSome needed
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.

    • Picking seasonMid
    • Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesJuice
    • UsesHard cider
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, and a delicate "vinous" flavor.

    • Picking seasonLate
    • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesJuice
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group3
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    A traditional very early-season dual-purpose apple, which is also very winter-hardy.

    • Picking seasonVery early
    • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
    • UsesEating fresh
    • UsesCooking
    • UsesTraditional cooker
    • UsesDual purpose (eat + cook)
    • Gardening skillSuitable for beginners
    • Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
    • Pollination group2