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A traditional English cooking apple, with a sweet flavour, which keeps its shape when cooked.
A mid-season cooking apple, producing a light yellow puree. Very attractive blossom.
A ballerina-style apple tree which grows as columnar minarette.
A hardy disease-resistant apple, discovered growing on an island off the west coast of Wales.
An old Scottish apple variety, named for the crimson-red colour of its skin and stained flesh.
Bountiful is an easy-to-grow cooking apple, it retains its shape when cooked, fairly sweet for a cooker.
Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.
Charles Ross is a very attractive classic English dual-purpose apple.
Chivers Delight is an under-rated Cox-style apple from Cambridgeshire. Crisp and sweet.
Christmas Pippin is a new high-yielding Cox-style apple, discovered as a chance seedling tree.
An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.
Cornish Gilliflower is a popular English eating apple with an excellent sweet aromatic flavour.
A new dual-purpose apple which has a naturally non-browning flesh, ideal for salads and fresh apple juice.
Egremont Russet is the most popular English russet variety, and a good apple tree for the garden.
Ellison's Orange is a well respected Cox-style apple which can achieve very good flavour.
Fiesta (or Red Pippin) is one of the best Cox-style apples, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavour.
Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavour.
Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.
Grenadier is an early-season cooking apple, and one of the most foolproof apple varieties.
Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.
Honeycrisp is an American cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.
Howgate Wonder is a large cooking apple which keeps well. Produces an excellent sharp juice.
Idared is a popular American late-season apple variety, notable for its excellent keeping qualities.
An attractive early season apple, ripening in July / August.
Katy is an attractive and versatile early apple variety from Sweden, very easy to grow.
Keswick Codlin is a popular early-season cooking apple, easy to grow, and productive in most climates.
Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.
A popular and versatile dual-purpose apple, widely grown in the Victorian era.
A classic Victorian cooking apple. Plenty of juicy acidity and stores well.
A quietly popular Edwardian era Cox-style apple, developed by the Laxton Brothers Nursery.
Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.
A new English apple variety, recently discovered on the Isle of Wight - but its appearance and flavour hark back to the Victorian era.
Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.
Lord Lambourne is a popular versatile garden apple variety, with a good balance of sweet and sharp flavours.
Admiration is a naturally dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.
Butterball has bright white blossom and attractive butter-yellow fruits.
Malus Profusion is a notably compact crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom.
Evereste is one of the most well-known crab-apples, featuring white blossom and red-yellow fruits.
An attractive spreading crab-apple tree with white blossom and red / yellow fruits.
Golden Gem has bright white blossom followed by yellow crab apples.
Malus Gorgeous features light pink blossom and is good for crab apple jelly.
Malus Harry Baker is a useful culinary crab-apple with deep pink flowers and dark-red fruits.
A superb all-round crab apple, bronze leaves, and persistent red fruits.
A compact crab apple, with unusually large persistent fruits - excellent for crab apple jelly.
John Downie is a good crabapple for making crab apple jelly. White blossom and orange-red fruits.
A dwarf upright crab apple with bronze leaves and crimson blossom.
Malus Louisa is a pretty weeping crab apple with light pink blossom.
Pink Glow (also known as Malus Dolgo), has early-season white flowers and dark pink crab-apples.
Malus Red Sentinel has white blossom and small scarlet persistent fruits.
A red-fleshed crab-apple, with dark pink blossom, and purple fruits. Useful for cooking and juicing.
Malus Rosehip is notable for its large rosehip-shaped red fruits.
A popular small weeping crab apple tree with crimson blossom.
Malus toringo Scarlett is an ornamental crab apple with purple/green leaves and pink blossom.
Malus Sun Rival is a crab apple with white flowers, red fruits, notable for its weeping growth habit.
Malus Wedding Bouquet is named for its abundance of ivory-white blossom.
Meridian is a little known modern English apple, heavy crops, easy to grow, and excellent flavour.
Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
A traditional English cooking apple, a good alternative to Bramley.
Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.
A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.
Pixie produces lots of small Cox-style apples, easy to grow and keep well.
Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.
Red Windsor is one of the easiest to grow of all dessert apple trees, and with a pleasant apple flavour.
A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.
Probably the best-flavoured of the pink-fleshed apple varieties, and produces lovely pink juice.
Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a lovely balanced sweet / sharp flavour.
Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.
An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.
Scotch Dumpling is a large Scottish cooking apple. Cooks to a frothy puree with a good flavour.
Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavour.
Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.
An unusual new apple variety with a unique combination of orange skin and pink flesh.
A new red-fleshed apple variety, with attractive crimson blossom, also known as Baya® Marisa.
A little-known high quality English apple, related to Cox and Worcester Pearmain.
Winter Gem is a late-season apple variety with a very good aromatic flavour.
One of the prettiest of all apples, perfect for a table display, with a rich fruity flavour.
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Please note that our whilst our system takes many relevant factors into account, it is certainly not completely accurate
Our article on the pollination of fruit trees gives more details of the factors involved in pollination.
It is worth remembering that crab apple trees make excellent pollinators for almost any apple variety. This is because they produce very large quantities of pollen over a long period and are (with some exceptions) only distantly related to mainstream apple varieties so their pollen is highly compatible.
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