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Pollination of Blenheim Orange apple trees

Your Blenheim Orange apple tree is in flowering group 4. It is a triploid variety and needs two pollination partners nearby which must both be of different varieties and able to cross-pollinate each other as well as the Blenheim Orange. Alternatively choose a single self-fertile pollination partner. The following varieties will pollinate this apple tree. (Most white-blossom crab-apples will also be good pollinators for this variety).

Pollination partner apple varieties in our catalogue

  1. A mid-season cooking apple, producing a light yellow puree. Very attractive blossom.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  2. A late-season red-fleshed apple, with attractive crimson blossom, also known as Baya® Marisa.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  3. An old Scottish apple variety, named for the crimson-red colour of its skin and stained flesh.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  4. Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Very late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  5. A modern late-season English apple with a good sweet/sharp flavour and crisp flesh.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  6. Charles Ross is a very attractive classic English dual-purpose apple.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  7. Chivers Delight is an under-rated Cox-style apple from Cambridgeshire. Crisp and sweet.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  8. Christmas Pippin is a new high-yielding Cox-style apple, discovered as a chance seedling tree.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  9. An attractive late-season apple from Cornwall, with a good aromatic flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  10. Cornish Gilliflower is a popular English eating apple with an excellent sweet aromatic flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Very late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  11. Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety, makes a good fruit tree for the garden.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  12. Ellison's Orange is a well respected Cox-style apple which can achieve very good flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  13. Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  14. Fiesta (or Red Pippin) is one of the best Cox-style apples, easy to grow, with a good aromatic flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  15. A ballerina-style apple tree which grows as columnar minarette.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  16. Gala is popular supermarket apple - but better when home-grown, with a sweet pleasant flavor.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  17. The flavor of home-grown Golden Delicious is far better than its supermarket reputation.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  18. A traditional crab-apple featuring a mass of white blossom in spring, followed by yellow crab apples.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  19. Malus Gorgeous has pink/white blossom and spherical cherry-like red fruits which are good for jelly.

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    • Semi-vigorous
  20. Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Very late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  21. Greensleeves is a reliable and popular mid-season green/yellow apple, easy to grow and productive.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 2
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  22. Grenadier is an early-season cooking apple, and one of the most foolproof apple varieties.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  23. Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  24. Herefordshire Russet is a modern russet apple variety, with an excellent strong Cox-like flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  25. Honeycrisp is a new cold-hardy disease-resistant apple - it shows just how good modern apples have become.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  26. James Grieve is the classic Scottish cooking apple. It can also be eaten fresh, and is excellent for juice.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  27. White blossom followed by large orange-red fruits which are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  28. John Downie is a traditional crab-apple, with white blossom and orange-red fruits, ideal for making crab apple jelly.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  29. Katy is an attractive and versatile early apple variety from Sweden, very easy to grow.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  30. Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  31. Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  32. A classic Victorian cooking apple. Plenty of juicy acidity and stores well.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  33. A quietly popular Edwardian era Cox-style apple, developed by the Laxton Brothers Nursery.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  34. Laxton's Superb is a deservedly popular English late-season dessert apple from the Victorian era.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
    • M25
  35. Limelight is an attractive green mid-season dessert apple, ideal for gardens.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  36. A new English apple variety, recently discovered on the Isle of Wight - but its appearance and flavour hark back to the Victorian era.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  37. Lord Derby is a high-quality mid/late-season traditional English cooking apple, cooks to a chunky puree.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  38. Meridian is a little known modern English apple, heavy crops, easy to grow, and excellent flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  39. Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  40. Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  41. A small English 18th century apple with a distinctive fruity pineapple-like flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  42. Pixie produces lots of small Cox-style apples, easy to grow and keep well.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  43. Red Devil is a good apple variety for the UK garden, and produces a sweet red-tinted juice.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  44. Red Falstaff is one of the best garden apple trees, heavy crops, easy to grow, and very juicy.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  45. Malus Red Obelisk is a compact upright crab-apple with white flowers, purple / green leaves, and red fruits.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  46. Malus Rosehip features white blossom and large rosehip-shaped red fruits.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  47. A classic English russet apple, but not as well known as its Victorian contemporaries.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  48. Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a perfect sweet / sharp flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  49. Not as well known as other russets, St. Edmund's Russet is nevertheless one of the best.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  50. An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  51. Scumptious is a new award-winning early-season English dessert apple.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  52. Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavor.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  53. Sunset is a popular garden alternative to Cox, easier to grow, with a sweet aromatic flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
    • M25
  54. Malus Wedding Bouquet features ivory-white blossom and tiny red berry-like fruitlets.

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    • Available rootstocks:
    • Semi-vigorous
  55. A little-known high quality English apple, related to Cox and Worcester Pearmain.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25
  56. Winter Gem is a late-season apple variety with a very good aromatic flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  57. Worcester Pearmain is a well-known early-season English apple, noted for its strawberry-like flavours.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Early
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M26
    • MM106
  58. One of the prettiest of all apples, perfect for a table display, with a rich fruity flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
    • M25

More advice about pollination

Please note that our whilst our system takes many relevant factors into account, it is certainly not completely accurate

Crab apples

It is worth remembering that most white-blossom 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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