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List of fireblight-resistant apple varieties

A selection of apple varieties that have very good or some resistance to fireblight. Be sure to ask us about fireblight-resistant rootstocks too.


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Growing

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Using

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Disease resistance

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Scab?

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Identification

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  • Akane

    Akane apple tree
    Akane is an attractive early-season eating apple with a good pedigree and a sweet/sharp flavor.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Antonovka

    Antonovka apple tree
    Antonovka is one of the most cold-hardy of all apple varieties.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Arkansas Black

    Arkansas Black apple tree
    Arkansas Black is an unusual and attractive apple, used as a winter apple after maturing in a cold store.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Bramley's Seedling

    Bramley's Seedling apple tree
    Bramley is the essential English cooking and sharp cider apple, famous for its rich tangy acidity.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Chieftain

    Chieftain apple tree
    A quietly popular apple, similar to Delicious but with a better and more complex flavor.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Dayton

    Dayton is an attractive red modern disease-resistant apple with crisp flesh and a sweet/tart flavor.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • 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
  • Enterprise

    Enterprise apple tree
    Enterprise is a modern American disease-resistant apple, good for eating fresh and cooking.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Fameuse

    Fameuse apple tree
    A very hardy north country apple, known both as the Snow Apple and Fameuse, and the probable parent of McIntosh.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not 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
  • Freedom

    Freedom apple tree
    A modern disease-resistant apple variety, similar to McIntosh.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Fuji (early)

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

    Galarina is best considered an improved, disease-resistant Gala (to which it is closely related).
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Gilpin

    Gilpin is a traditional American an all-purpose apple, an excellent keeper, useful in the kitchen and for cider too.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 5
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • GoldRush

    GoldRush apple tree
    GoldRush is a modern disease-resistant apple, like Golden Delicious but with a better tart/sweet balance. It is also one of the best new hard-cider varieties.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not 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
  • Haralson

    Haralson apple tree
    Haralson is a great all-round backyard apple variety, disease-resistant and cold-hardy.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Honeycrisp

    Honeycrisp apple tree
    Honeycrisp is a cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Hudson's Golden Gem

    Hudson's Golden Gem apple tree
    A large yellow russeted apple with an excellent sweet flavor.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Keepsake

    Keepsake apple tree
    A high-quality late-season eating apple, keeps well, and at its best in mid-winter.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Kidd's Orange Red

    Kidd's Orange Red apple tree
    Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • King David

    King David apple tree
    A popular Arkansas variety with a rich southern flavor.
    • Picking season: Very late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Liberty

    Liberty apple tree
    Liberty is a popular disease-resistant apple, large crops of bright red apples, similar to McIntosh.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 2
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Novaspy

    Novaspy apple tree
    An improved form of Northern Spy, and an excellent all-round apple for northern areas.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not 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
  • Roxbury Russet

    Roxbury Russet apple tree
    Roxbury Russet is probably the oldest apple variety originating from North America.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • SnowSweet®

    SnowSweet apple tree
    A rich sweet-flavored red apple which grows best in the northern states.
    • Picking season: Late
    • 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
  • Spigold

    Spigold apple tree
    A good-tasting cross between Northern Spy and Golden Delicious.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Summer Rambo

    Summer Rambo apple tree
    Summer Rambo is a well-known summer apple, notable for its juiciness and pleasing flavors.
    • Picking season: Early
  • SundanceTM

    A high-quality late-season eating apple, with excellent flavor and disease-resistant qualities.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 4
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Sweet Sixteen

    Sweet Sixteen apple tree
    Sweet 16 is a sweet-flavored apple, with good cold hardiness.
    • Picking season: Mid
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • TriumphTM

    Also known as MN80, Triumph is a new release from the well-regarded University of Minnesota apple breeding program.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • 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
  • WineCrispTM

    WineCrisp is a modern disease-resistant apple with a spicy flavor. Also known as Co-op 31.
    • Picking season: Late
    • Pollination group: 3
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Zestar!

    Zestar! apple tree
    A crisp attractive early-season apple which stores well.
    • Picking season: Early
    • Pollination group: 1
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile