Pomiferous

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Bödikers Gold Reinette
Bödikers Gold Reinette
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, fine grained and tender. Sweet with a spicy flavour.

Synonyms: Bodikers Gold Reinette

Bédan
Bédan
Type: cider

Summary: A popular Normandy bitter sweet cider apple in use since the Middle Ages. Can be used for a single varietal cider or blended.

Synonyms: Ameret, Bec d’oie (this is also used for a variety of dessert apple), Bédan de S ...

Bédange des Nanates
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, coarse grained. Juicy, sweet. Moderately flavourful.

Bébé Rose
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Type: cider

Origins: France

WA 38
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Sweet, crisp and juicy with just a touch of tanginess. Does not brown when exposed to air.

Synonyms: Trademarked and marketed as Cosmic Crisp.

Cosmic Crisp
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Type: dessert

Synonyms: See WA 38

Twenty Ounce Pippin
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white, sometime tinged pale yellow. Firm, breaking and coarse-grained.

Synonyms: Sometimes called Cabashea which, though it resembles the Twenty Ounce Pippin, is ...

Cabashea
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, crisp and coarse-grained. Somewhat juicy and ranging from tart to highly acidic. Rather bland in flavour.

Synonyms: Cabasher, Cabushea, Oxheart. Also referred to as King due to its resemblance to ...

King
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Type: apple

Synonyms: Refers to a variety of apples: Buckingham, Cabashea, Kentucky Summer King, King ...

Kentucky Summer King
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Yellowish flesh is tender, fine?grained and juicy.

Synonyms: Kentucky Summer Queen, August Apple. The apple is also sometimes referred to as ...

Bramtôt
Bramtôt
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white tending slightly to yellowish. Firm and very juicy. Sweet with a mild bitter flavour. Aromatic with notes of ripe banana. High juice yield, 3 ...

Synonyms: Bramtot

Petit Néhou
Petit Néhou
Type: cider

Summary: Closely resembles the Néhou cider apple and originates in the Normandy region of northwestern France. Full-bodied bittersweet.

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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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Achimer Goldrenette, Celler Dickstiel, Donnerhorst, Krugers Dickstiel, Sulzbache ...

Tohoku 3
Tohoku 3
Type: dessert

Summary: Developed in the mid-1900s in Japan, this apple is best known as the Akane and Primrouge.

Synonyms: Akane, Prime Red, Primered, Prime Rouge, Primrouge, Red Sky, Tohoku, Tokyo Rose

Baldwin
Baldwin
Type: dual

Summary: Originated in the 1700s in the northeastern United States of America, this baking apple is also favoured for cider.

Synonyms: Butters, Butter's Apple, Pecker, Red Baldwin Pippin, Steele's Red Winter, Woodpe ...

Blenheim Orange
Blenheim Orange
Type: dual

Characteristics: Creamy white flesh, crumbly and coarse-grained. Juicy, sprightly and very sweet with a distinct nutty flavour.

Synonyms: Beauty of Dumbleton, Blenheim, Blenheim Orange Pippin, Blenheim Pippin, Blooming ...

King of the Pippins
King of the Pippins
Type: dual

Summary: See also Reine des Reinettes.

Synonyms: Gold Winter Pearmain, Golden Pearmain, Golden Winter Pearmain, Reine de Reinette ...

Nanny
Type: apple

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

Synonyms: Nancy, September Beauty

Rokewood
Rokewood
Type: apple

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

Synonyms: Bullock, Bullock's Seedling

Sekai Ichi
Sekai Ichi
Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: Sekaiichi, World's Number One

Dabinett
Type: cider

Characteristics: The pale-green flesh is firm, crisp. Sweet and aromatic.

Synonyms: Dabinette (incorrect)

Fenouillet Gris
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine-grained, crisp. Sweet with aniseed flavour and aroma.

Synonyms: Anis, Anise Fenouillet, Aromatic Russet, Bardin, Cararsay Russet, Caraway Russet ...

Almey
Type: crabapple

Summary: An ornamental crabapple loaded with stunning pink flowers.

Synonyms: Malus baccata ’Almey’

Aia ilu
Aia ilu
Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: Garden Beauty

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: Flesh is white with a faint tinge of yellow. Coarse texture. Juicy and sweet with winey flavours.. Sweet when eaten fresh, otherwise quite sharp.

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

Northern Spy
Type: dual

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

Synonyms: Green Peak Spy, Northern Spie, Northern Pie Apple, Spy, Red Spy, Red Northern Sp ...