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Apple varieties which are good pollinators for other apples

Apples and crab-apples which produce widely-compatible or long-lasting pollen, useful for pollinating other apple varieties.


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  • Burgundy

    Burgundy apple tree
    A mid-season apple variety with a good flavor, and good for juicing.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Centennial Crab

    • Picking season: Mid
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • 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
  • Florina

    Florina apple tree
    A modern disease-resistant variety related to Jonathan and Golden Delicious.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • 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
  • Golden Hornet

    Golden Hornet crab apple tree
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Red Delicious

    Red Delicious apple tree
    Delicious is one of the most popular red apples, productive and easy to grow.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Redfree

    Redfree apple tree
    A disease-resistant and cold-hardy summer apple with a sweet flavor, also known as Co-op 13.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • 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
  • Wickson Crab

    Wickson Crab crab apple tree
    Wickson crab is a popular crab apple variety which is also useful in cider blends.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Williams' Pride

    Williams' Pride apple tree
    An early summer apple, with excellent disease-resistance and a pleasant tart flavor.
    • Picking season: Very early
    • Pollination group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Winter Banana

    Winter Banana apple tree
    A good quality American apple variety named for its faint banana-like flavor.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile