Pomiferous

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Amer Doux d'Hiver
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish and firm. Juicy and bitter. The must can be pale or deeply coloured.

Other names: Amer Doux, Gros Amer Doux Blanc

Amer Doux
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Type: cider

Characteristics: Sweet with undertones of bitterness.

Other names: Gros Amer Doux, Roquet, Petit Chesné, Massue, Belle Mauvaise, Petit Amer Doux, S ...

Amère de Surville
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish which is most pronounced close to the skin. Very bitter with no discernible aroma.

Other names: Amer de Surville, Normande, Espèce-Arnout

Amère de Luzoir
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Type: cider

Characteristics: Very bitter.

Other names: Amer de Luzoir

Brown Snout
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Type: cider

Characteristics: Sweet and slightly bitter.

Bramtôt
Bramtôt
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is slightly yellowish. Tender and very juicy. Sweet with a mild bitter flavour.

Other names: Bramtot

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Aargauer Jubiläum
Aargauer Jubiläum
Type: culinary

Summary: A Swiss apple from the Canton Aargau, along the German border. Used for cooking and cider.

Other names: Aargauer Jubilaums, Aargauer Jubiläumsapfel, Neuenhoffer, Jubilé d'Argovie, Jubi ...

Abbondanza
Abbondanza
Type: dessert

Summary: Originating in Italy, this large, fresh-eating apple offers a refreshing sweet tart flavour.

Other names: Belfort

Achimer Golden Reinette
Achimer Golden Reinette
Type: dessert

Summary: A German heritage cultivar from the 1800s. Excellent eating apple, as well as baking, juice and cider.

Other names: Achimer Goldrenette, Celler Dickstiel, Donnerhorst, Krugers Dickstiel, Sulzbache ...

Akane
Akane
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp, coarse-textured and somewhat chewy. Sweet-tart and juicy. Very aromatic with a hint of strawberry flavour. Often harvested before its ...

Other names: Prime Red, Primered, Prime Rouge, Primrouge, Red Sky, Tohoku, Tohoku 3, Tokyo Ro ...

Baldwin
Baldwin
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellow in colour, grained. The taste is sprightly and pleasantly fruity.

Other names: Baldwin Rosenapfel, Baldwin’s Rother Pippin, Butters, Butter's Apple, Pecker, Re ...

Blenheim Orange
Blenheim Orange
Type: apple

Characteristics: Creamy white flesh, dry, crumbly and coarse?grain very sweet with a distinct nutty flavour.

Other names: Beauty of Dumbleton, Blenheim, Blenheim Orange Pippin, Blenheim Pippin, Blooming ...

King of the Pippins
King of the Pippins
Type: apple

Characteristics: T Resistant to scab and mildew, somewhat susceptible to canker very juicy and sweet with virtually no acidity. Keeps three

Other names: English Golden Pearmain, English Wintergold Lepage, Belrene. Also often referred ...

Nanny
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, soft, tender, juicy, sw and flavourful.

Other names: Nancy, September Beauty

Rokewood
Rokewood
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, very firm and crisp. Sweet.

Other names: Bullock, Bullock's Seedling

Sekai Ichi
Sekai Ichi
Type: apple

Summary: Bred in Japan by crossing Delicious and Golden Delicious, the Sekai Ichi can grow extremely large.

Other names: Sekaiichi, World's Number One

Dabinett
Dabinett
Type: cider

Origins: A British cider apple found by William Dabinett in the early 1900s growing as a wild seedling in a hedge in the Martock?Kingsbury area of Somerset (UK). It is ...

Other names: Dabinette (incorrect)

Fenouillet Gris
Type: cider

Origins: Like most Fenouillet type apples, this variety likely originated in the Anjou region of France and it was listed in Le Lectier s 1628 Catalogue des arbres culti ...

Other names: Anis, Anise Fenouillet, Aromatic Russet, Bardin, Cararsay Russet, Caraway Russet ...

Almey
Type: crabapple

Summary: An ornamental crabapple loaded with stunning pink flowers.

Other names: Malus baccata ’Almey’

Aia ilu
Aia ilu
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm. Juicy and sweet-tart.

Other names: Garden Beauty

Poveshon
Poveshon
Type: cider

Summary: Once ranked as one of the four best American cider apples, this variety was thought lost until 2015.

Alexander
Alexander
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish. Juicy and sweet Flesh is white with a faint tinge of yellow. Coarse texture. Juicy and sweet with winey flavours.. Sweet when eaten fr ...

Other names: Albertin, Alexander the First, Aport, Calville Alexandre, Emperor Alexander, Emp ...

Northern Spy
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm and crisp. Juicy and moderately sweet. Flavour is quite sweet-tart. The thin skin is prone to bruising.

Other names: Northern Spie, Northern Pie Apple, Spy, Red Spy, Red Northern Spy, King Apple. K ...