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List of self-fertile apple varieties

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


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    Varieties list

    • Apple tree

      Alkmene

      Alkmene apple tree
      Alkmene is a mid-season apple from Germany, related to to Cox but with a more robust flavor.
      • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
      • Picking season: Mid
      • Pollination group: 2
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Anna

      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.
      • Picking season: Very early
      • Pollination group: 1
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Cortland

      Cortland apple tree
      Developed from McIntosh, Cortland is one of the most widely-grown Mac-style apples.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Cox Queen

      Cox Queen apple tree
      A modern self-fertile form of the renowned Cox's Orange Pippin, with arguably even better flavor.
      • Picking season: Mid
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Cider apple tree

      Dabinett

      Dabinett cider apple tree
      Dabinett is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
      • Pollination group: 6
      • Uses: Hard cider
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Crab apple tree

      Dolgo

      Dolgo crab apple tree
      Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and dark pink fruits.
      • Picking season: Early
      • Pollination group: 2
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Egremont Russet

      Egremont Russet apple tree
      Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.
      • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 2
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Empire

      Empire apple tree
      One of the most widely-planted McIntosh style apples, Empire has the Mac flavor but improves on it.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Gala

      Gala apple tree
      Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavor.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 4
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Crab apple tree

      Geneva Crab

      A large-fruited red-fleshed crab apple, useful for cider blends.
      • Picking season: Early
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Golden Delicious

      Golden Delicious apple tree
      The flavor of home-grown Golden Delicious is far better than its supermarket reputation.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 4
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
      • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    • Crab apple tree

      Golden Hornet

      Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.
      • Picking season: Very late
      • Pollination group: 5
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
      • Awards: RHS AGM (former)
    • Apple tree

      Granny Smith

      Granny Smith apple tree
      Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.
      • Picking season: Very late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Grimes Golden

      Grimes Golden apple tree
      A high quality apple, Grimes Golden is probably the parent of Golden Delicious, but with a richer flavor.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Crab apple tree

      Hewe's Virginia

      Hewe's Virginia crab apple tree
      Also known as Virginia Crab, Hewe's Crab is considered one of the best varieties for cider.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Jonathan

      Jonathan apple tree
      One of the best-flavored US apple varieties, a good choice for the backyard orchard.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Crab apple tree

      Kerr

      Kerr crab apple tree
      A cold-hardy crab-apple, primarily used for cider and cooking.
      • Picking season: Mid
      • Pollination group: 2
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Laxton's Superb

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

      Michelin

      Michelin cider apple tree
      Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
      • Pollination group: 4
      • Uses: Hard cider
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Crab apple tree

      Northland Crab

      Northland Crab is a cold-hardy crab apple, ideal for crab-apple jelly.
      • Picking season: Early
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Crab apple tree

      Roberts Crab

      An unusual red-fleshed crab-apple which has large purple fruits. The juice is a claret red colour.
      • Picking season: Mid
      • Pollination group: 2
      • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Saint Edmund's Russet

      Saint Edmund's Russet apple tree
      Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
      • Awards: RHS AGM (current)
      • Picking season: Mid
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Spartan

      Spartan apple tree
      Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, and a delicate "vinous" flavor.
      • Picking season: Late
      • Pollination group: 3
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Cider apple tree

      Vilberie

      Vilberie cider apple tree
      A traditional French bittersweet cider variety.
      • Pollination group: 6
      • Uses: Hard cider
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile
    • Apple tree

      Yellow Transparent

      Yellow Transparent apple tree
      A traditional very early-season dual-purpose apple, which is also very winter-hardy.
      • Picking season: Very early
      • Pollination group: 2
      • Self-fertility: Partially self-fertile