I have been given a ballerina style Flamenco apple tree for Christmas, can anyone advise me on the appropriate companion to ensure pollination. I have a small garden
Ballerina Flamenco is from pollination group 3 - Ballerina Samba is a similar style of tree and from the same pollination group.
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Ballerina Flamenco has no special requirements as far as pollination goes, any apple tree from pollination groups 2, 3 or 4 should do as long as they are good pollinators. Among the popular ones which would be good are Fiesta, Egremont Russet, Discovery, Kidds Orange Red, Granny Smith, Falstaff.