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Known Triploid Varieties

Ploidy, as it relates to pollination requirements for apples and other fruits, is an area in need of much further study.  We maintain and update the list of triploid apple varieties below, but please note that this is only a partial list and is not a guarantee that all other varieties are diploid or self-pollinating. 

  • Arkansas Black
  • Ashmead's Kernel
  • Baldwin
  • Belle de Boskoop
  • Blenheim Orange
  • Bramley's Seedling
  • Crispin/Mutsu
  • Fallawater
  • Gravenstein
  • Holstein
  • Jonagold
  • Karmijan de Sonnaville
  • King David
  • Newtown/Albemarle Pippin
  • Rhode Island Greening
  • Roxbury Russet
  • Stayman
  • Summer Rambo
  • Tompkins County King
  • Winesap
  • Zabergau Reinette

Do you have a good source for ploidy information?  Let us know!