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Pollination of Golden Delicious apple trees

Golden Delicious (Malus domestica)  is in flowering group 4. Golden Delicious is partially self-fertile and does not need a pollination partner, but fruiting is likely to be better if there is a compatible partner of a different variety nearby.Choose another variety

Varieties that will pollinate Golden Delicious in our catalogue

  • Amere Nouvellein stock

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    Amere Nouvelle is a traditional French bittersweet cider apple.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Very late
    • Available rootstocks:
    • M9
    • M116
    • MM111
    • Bittenfelder
  • Ananas Reinette

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    Ananas Reinette has small pretty yellow apples with a distinctive pineapple flavour.
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Not self-fertile
    • Picking: Late
    • Ascahirein stock

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      A large reliable cooking apple from northern France which is particularly good for juicing.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • M9
      • M116
      • MM111
      • Bittenfelder
    • Baguette Violettein stock

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      Baguette Violette is a traditional French late-season dessert apple.
      • Flowering group: 4
      • Good pollinator
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Late
      • Available rootstocks:
      • M9
      • MM111
      • Bittenfelder
    • Berner Rosen

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      Berner Rosen is an attractive dessert apple from Switzerland.
      • Flowering group: 3
      • Not self-fertile
      • Picking: Early
      • Binet Rougein stock

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        Binet Rouge is a traditional French hard cider variety from the Pays d'Auge area of Normandy.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Good pollinator
        • Not self-fertile
        • Picking: Very late
        • Available rootstocks:
        • M9
        • M116
        • MM111
        • Bittenfelder
      • Braeburn

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        Braeburn is one of the best-flavoured supermarket apple varieties.
        • Flowering group: 4
        • Self-fertile
        • Picking: Very late
        • Cabarettein stock

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          A traditional very-late season dessert apple, found in northern France, Belgium and the Netherlands.
          • Flowering group: 4
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Very late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • M9
          • MM111
          • Bittenfelder
        • Colapuyin stock

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          A traditional late-season dessert apple from France with a good sweet / sharp balance.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Very late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • M9
          • MM111
          • Bittenfelder
        • Cox's Orange Pippinin stock

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          Cox is widely acknowledged as having the best flavour of any apple variety.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Available rootstocks:
          • M9
          • M116
          • MM111
          • Bittenfelder
        • Discoveryin stock

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          Discovery is a popular early-season English apple variety, with a juicy sharp flavour.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Early
          • Available rootstocks:
          • M9
          • M116
          • MM111
          • Bittenfelder
        • Du Vergerin stock

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          Du Verger is an old French bittersweet cider apple variety.
          • Flowering group: 3
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Very late
          • Available rootstocks:
          • M9
          • M116
          • MM111
          • Bittenfelder
        • Ellis Bitter

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          Ellis Bitter is a traditional and popular English cider apple, producing a bittersweet juice.
          • Flowering group: 5
          • Not self-fertile
          • Picking: Mid
          • Frequin Rougein stock

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            Frequin Rouge is one of the most important of the traditional French hard-cider apple varieties.
            • Flowering group: 4
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Mid
            • Available rootstocks:
            • M9
            • M116
            • MM111
            • Bittenfelder
          • Fuji

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            Fuji is one of the most apple varieties in the world, renowned for its clean sweet flavour.
            • Flowering group: 3
            • Not self-fertile
            • Picking: Very late
            • Golden Pippin

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              One of the oldest English apples, used for cooking and eating, with a fruity lemon-like flavour.
              • Flowering group: 3
              • Not self-fertile
              • Picking: Late
              • Harry Masters Jersey

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                Harry Masters Jersey is a traditional English cider apple variety, producing a bittersweet juice.
                • Flowering group: 4
                • Not self-fertile
                • Picking: Very late
                • Honeycrisp

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                  Honeycrisp is a very popular modern American cold-hardy disease-resistant apple, known for its crisp sweet flavour.
                  • Flowering group: 4
                  • Not self-fertile
                  • Picking: Late
                  • Jonathan

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                    Jonathan is one of the best-flavoured American apple varieties, and a good choice for the home orchard.
                    • Flowering group: 3
                    • Partially self-fertile
                    • Picking: Late
                    • Kidd's Orange Red

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                      Kidd's Orange Red is one of the best Cox-style apples, aromatic, sweet, and easy to grow.
                      • Flowering group: 3
                      • Not self-fertile
                      • Picking: Late
                      • Kingston Blackin stock

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                        Kingston Black is one of the premier English cider varieties and produces a bittersharp juice.
                        • Flowering group: 4
                        • Not self-fertile
                        • Picking: Very late
                        • Available rootstocks:
                        • M9
                        • M116
                        • MM111
                        • Bittenfelder
                      • Michelin

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                        Michelin (or Normandie Blanc) is a traditional French cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
                        • Flowering group: 4
                        • Partially self-fertile
                        • Picking: Late
                        • Monty's Surprisein stock

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                          A recent New Zealand apple variety which is noted for very high levels of anti-oxidant compounds.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Available rootstocks:
                          • M9
                          • MM111
                          • Bittenfelder
                        • Newtown Pippin

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                          First discovered in the 18th century, Newtown Pippin is a versatile American apple with a good aromatic flavour.
                          • Flowering group: 3
                          • Not self-fertile
                          • Picking: Late
                          • Oksanain stock

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                            Oksana is a pretty red-flushed apple with a very sweet flavour.
                            • Flowering group: 4
                            • Not self-fertile
                            • Picking: Very late
                            • Available rootstocks:
                            • M9
                            • MM111
                            • Bittenfelder
                          • Peasgood's Nonsuchin stock

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                            Peasgood Nonsuch is a highly-regarded old-fashioned English cooking apple.
                            • Flowering group: 3
                            • Partially self-fertile
                            • Picking: Mid
                            • Available rootstocks:
                            • M9
                            • MM111
                            • Bittenfelder
                          • Red Devil

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                            Red Devil is a versatile English eating apple, and produces a sweet red-tinted juice.
                            • Flowering group: 3
                            • Self-fertile
                            • Picking: Mid
                            • Reine de Reinettesin stock

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                              A traditional French dual-purpose apple, which was also known in the Victorian England as King of the Pippins.
                              • Flowering group: 4
                              • Partially self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • Available rootstocks:
                              • M9
                              • M116
                              • MM111
                              • Bittenfelder
                            • Reinette Abry

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                              A traditional dual-purpose yellow/green apple from northern France.
                              • Flowering group: 3
                              • Not self-fertile
                              • Picking: Late
                              • Reinette Rouge Etoileein stock

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                                A popular traditional eating apple from the Low Countries.
                                • Flowering group: 4
                                • Not self-fertile
                                • Picking: Late
                                • Available rootstocks:
                                • M9
                                • MM111
                                • Bittenfelder
                              • Saint Edmund's Russet

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                                Saint Edmund's Russet is considered one of the best English russet apples.
                                • Flowering group: 3
                                • Partially self-fertile
                                • Picking: Mid
                                • Spartan

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                                  Spartan is a McIntosh style apple, easy to grow, crunchy, with a sweet delicate wine-like flavour.
                                  • Flowering group: 3
                                  • Good pollinator
                                  • Partially self-fertile
                                  • Picking: Late
                                  • Yarlington Mill

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                                    Yarlington Mill is a traditional English cider apple variety producing a bittersweet juice.
                                    • Flowering group: 5
                                    • Not self-fertile
                                    • Picking: Very late