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Pollination of Red Obelisk crab-apple trees

Your Red Obelisk crab-apple tree is in flowering group 4. It is self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting will usually be improved if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby. The following varieties will pollinate this crab-apple tree.

Pollination partner crab-apple varieties in our catalogue

  1. A traditional English cooking apple, with a sweet flavour, which keeps its shape when cooked.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  2. 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
  3. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  4. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  5. Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Self-fertile
    • Picking: Very late
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  6. 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:
    • MM106
  7. 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:
    • MM106
  8. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  9. 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
  10. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  11. 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:
    • M116
  12. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  13. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  14. Malus Evereste is a popular traditional crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.

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    • Semi-vigorous
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  19. A traditional crab-apple featuring a mass of white blossom in spring, followed by yellow crab apples.

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    • Sold-out
  20. Malus Gorgeous has pink/white blossom and spherical cherry-like red fruits which are good for jelly.

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    • Sold-out
  21. 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
  22. 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:
    • MM106
  23. 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
  24. Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.

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    • Sold-out
  25. 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
  26. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  27. Howgate Wonder is a large cooking apple which keeps well. Produces an excellent sharp juice.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • MM106
  28. 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:
    • MM106
  29. White blossom followed by large orange-red fruits which are ideal for making crab-apple jelly.

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    • Sold-out
  30. John Downie is a traditional crab-apple, with white blossom and orange-red fruits, ideal for making crab apple jelly.

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    • Sold-out
  31. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  32. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  33. A popular and versatile dual-purpose apple, widely grown in the Victorian era.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M25
  34. Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.

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    • Sold-out
  35. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  36. 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:
    • MM111
  37. 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:
    • M116
    • M25
  38. 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:
    • MM106
  39. 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
  40. 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:
    • M25
  41. 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:
    • M116
    • MM106
  42. Michelin is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.

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    • Sold-out
  43. A traditional English cooking apple, a good alternative to Bramley.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 4
    • Partially self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  44. 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
  45. 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
  46. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  47. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  48. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  49. Malus Rosehip features white blossom and large rosehip-shaped red fruits.

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    • Semi-vigorous
  50. 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
  51. 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
  52. 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
  53. An attractive modern English apple, crisp flesh and an excellent flavour.

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    • Pollination:
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Mid
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  54. 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
    • MM111
  55. 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
  56. 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:
    • MM106
  57. Malus Wedding Bouquet features ivory-white blossom and tiny red berry-like fruitlets.

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    • Semi-vigorous
  58. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  59. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out
  60. 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:
    • MM106
  61. 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
    • Stock availability:
    • Sold-out

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