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Synonyms for self-fertilization

fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual

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If there aren't any local trees to cross-pollinate with yours, you do need a self-fertilising one, such as Laxton's Superb, a century-old variety.
IF you only have space for one tree choose a self-fertilising variety, which can produce fruit without pollination by another tree.
A good, self-fertilising pear is Conference, but apples require two different varieties for pollination.
Is this because it is alone and not self-fertilising? If that is so, will I have to buy another?
Q I BOUGHT a self-fertilising Stella cherry tree five years ago.