‘Yellow Delicious’ Apple – Pollination

Q: I recently purchased a Yellow Delicious apple tree. Do I need a pollinator for it?

A: You’ll get reasonably good fruit set with a single tree but better pollination will occur if you have a ‘Stayman’ or ‘Rome Beauty’ nearby. They bloom around the same time as your ‘Yellow Delicious’ tree. You could also choose to plant a crabapple to contribute pollen. It blooms over a long period and will pollinate most apples.

Crabapples – Pollinator for Regular Apples

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