Self-fertile apple varieties

Varieties: 8 | Clear all

Gardening skill

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Suitable for beginners5
Average2
Some needed1

Fruit tree categories

Almond trees1
Apple trees8
Apricot trees5
Cherry trees6
Cider apple trees1
Crab apple trees18
Damson trees4
Medlar trees1
Nectarine trees1
Peach trees3
Pear trees1
Plum trees16
Quince trees2

Stock availabilitytop


Height after 10 years


Small (dwarf)
Medium (semi-dwarf)3
Large (semi-vigorous)6
Full-size (standard)1

Rootstock


M1162
M251
M263
MM1066

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Picking season

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Very early
Early2
Mid3
Late2
Very late1

Keeping

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Does not keep
1-3 days
1 week2
2-3 weeks3
1-2 months2
3 months or more1

Uses


Good for eating fresh7
Good for cooking2
Good for juice4
Good for cider

Cooking result


Puree1
Textured puree
Keeps shape

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Planting position


Full sun essential1
Full sun preferred6
Tolerates partial shade1
Tolerates north-facing shade

Flowering group

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1
22
35
41
5
6

Self-fertility

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Self-fertile8
Partially self-fertile18
Not self-fertile42

Ploidy

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Diploid8

Pollinating others

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Good
Average8
Poor

Vigour

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Weak growing1
Slightly small1
Average growth6
Slightly large
Large
Very large

Precocity

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Precocious4
Slow to start bearing

Cropping


Heavy4
Good3
Light1

Fruit bearing

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Spur-bearer7
Free-spurring
Partial tip-bearer1
Tip-bearer

Fruit persistence

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Normal ripening7
Fruit drops when ripe
Ripens over a period
Persistent

Bearing regularity

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Regular7
Biennial tendency1

Climatetop


Blossom frost-resistance

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Good resistance3
Some resistance
Susceptible2

Can be grown in


Temperate climates7
Mild / damp climates4
Warm climates1

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General resistance

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Good5
Average2
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 susceptibility2
Very susceptible1

Mildew

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Very resistant
Some resistance1
Neutral
Some susceptibility2
Very susceptible

Silverleaf

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Very resistant
Some resistance
Neutral
Some susceptibility
Very susceptible

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Country of origin


New Zealand1
United Kingdom7

Period of origin


1500 - 1549
1550 - 1599
1600 - 1649
1650 - 1699
1700 - 1749
1750 - 1799
1800 - 18491
1850 - 1899
1900 - 19492
1950 - 19995
2000

Fruit colour


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 €23.90
    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 €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Mid-season
    Uses: Eating | Cooking | Juice 
  • 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 €23.90
    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 €23.90
    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 €23.90 to €24.90
    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 €23.90
    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 €0.00 to €23.90
    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 €23.90
    Flowering: 3self-fertile
    Pick: Late-season
    Uses: Eating | Juice