Best apples for taste and pollination

I need to find 2 trees;  one fruiting in September and the other October (I already have 2 trees fruiting in those months).   Please advise best ones for pollination and giving a sweet, crunchy taste eg Braeburn or Fuji.   Thanks very much

Elaine

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  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 43,698

    Do you know the names of the apples you already have?  This is important as related varieties are not as successful pollinators as unrelated ones.

    This website http://www.orangepippintrees.co.uk/pollinationchecker.aspx?a=0&v=1036 

    will give you a list of the trees which will successfully pollinate your trees, and then you can look on this page http://www.orangepippintrees.co.uk/apple-trees to find descriptions of the varieties so that you can choose ones to suit your taste.

    I hope that's helpful image

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  • weedersweeders Posts: 2

    Thanks for reply.  My trees are Sunset and Limelight, but I shall look on this site you recommend.

    regs

    Elaine 

  • LiriodendronLiriodendron Todmorden, West YorksPosts: 3,989

    Hi Elaine - Dove's recommended web pages are ace!  Just one thought from me:  don't plant Braeburn unless you're in the south, and have a warm, sunny, sheltered spot to put it.  The best-flavoured Braeburns grow in warmer climates than ours, generally.

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