Self-fertile apple varieties

Varieties: 9 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average3
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees1
Apple trees9
Apricot trees10
Cherry trees8
Cider apple trees1
Crab apple trees26
Damson trees6
Fig trees4
Medlar trees3
Mirabelle trees1
Mulberry trees3
Nectarine trees3
Peach trees6
Pear trees3
Plum trees18
Quince trees3
Saskatoon bushes3
Walnut trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Tree form


1-year7
2-year4
2-year bush-trained8
Patio-trained2
Half standard3
Standard 1.75m1
Cordon3
Fan-trained4
Espalier-trained5
Spindle-bush3

Supplied as


Bare-root7
Pot-grown9

Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)5
Medium (semi-dwarf)5
Large (semi-vigorous)9
Full-size (standard)1

Rootstock


M1164
M251
M265
M272
M95
MM1069

Usingtop


Picking season

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Very early
Early2
Mid3
Late2
Very late2

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week2
2-3 weeks3
1-2 months2
3 months or more2

Uses


Good for eating fresh8
Good for cooking3
Good for juice4
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree1
Textured puree
Keeps shape1

Growingtop


Planting position


Full sun essential2
Full sun preferred6
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
22
36
41
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile9
Partially self-fertile21
Not self-fertile53

Ploidy

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Diploid9

Pollinating others

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Good1
Average8
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small1
Average growth7
Slightly large
Large
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious5
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy5
Good3
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer7
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer2
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening8
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular7
Biennial tendency2

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance3
Some resistance
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates7
Mild / damp climates4
Warm climates2

Disease resistancetop


General resistance

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Good5
Average3
Poor1

Suitable for organic

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Organic / no-spray culture3

Canker

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Very resistant
Some resistance2
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible1

Scab

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Very resistant2
Some resistance3
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility3
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

Fruit identificationtop


Country of origin


Australia1
New Zealand1
United Kingdom7

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 18991
1900 - 19492
1950 - 19995
2000

Fruit colour


Green1
Green / Red1
Orange / Red1
Orange flush2
Red4

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Self-fertile apples

  • Apple trees
    Braeburn Apple trees

    Braeburn

    Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 4self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Cox's Orange Pippin Apple trees

    Cox's Orange Pippin  Best seller

    Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Granny Smith Apple trees

    Granny Smith

    Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Very late-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Red Devil Apple trees

    Red Devil  Best seller

    Red Devil is a good apple variety for the UK garden, and produces a sweet red-tinted juice.  compare
    From £18.95 to £37.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Red Falstaff Apple trees

    Red Falstaff®  Best seller

    Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice 
  • Apple trees
    Red Windsor Apple trees

    Red Windsor®  Best seller

    Red Windsor is one of the easiest to grow of all dessert apple trees, and with a pleasant apple flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Reverend W. Wilks Apple trees

    Reverend W. Wilks

    A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.  compare
    From £18.95 to £31.50
    Flowering: 2self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Cooking 
  • Apple trees
    Scrumptious Apple trees

    Scrumptious®  Best seller

    Scumptious is a modern award-winning early-season English dessert apple.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Early-season
    Uses: Eating 
  • Apple trees
    Sunset Apple trees

    Sunset  Best seller

    Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.  compare
    From £18.95 to £55.95
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice