Pomiferous

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Joybells
Joybells
Type: dessert

characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained, tender and melting. Juicy and sweet-tart. Mild flavours, sometimes slightly spicy.

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Updated: 12 hours ago

Jonsib Crab
Jonsib Crab
Type: crabapple

origins: Jonathan crossed with Ikutsk by Niels E. Hansen at the United States Agriculture Experiment Station in Brookings, South Dakota (U.S.A.) Introduced, 1938.

Synonyms: South Dakota Jonsib

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Updated: 17 hours ago

Jono
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Type: dessert

origins: Summer Champion crossed with pollen from Jonathan . Developed Stillwater, Oklahoma (U.S.A.) and introduced in 1972.

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Updated: 17 hours ago

Captain Davis
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Type: culinary

characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained, crisp. Juicy and moderately sweet when fully ripened. Fragrant.

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Updated: 17 hours ago

Chisel Jersey
Type: cider

origins: Somerset 1800s

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Updated: 1 day ago

Ashmead’s Kernel
Type: dual

characteristics: Mouth puckering when first picked but, once it has aged, the yellowish flesh is crisp and firm, juicy with a good balance between sweetness and acidity. ...

Synonyms: Ashmead, Aschmead’s Kernel, Aschmead’s Seedling, Ashmead’s Seedling, ...

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Updated: 2 days ago

Reverend Wilks
Reverend Wilks
Type: dual

characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured and tender. Juicy and sweet with a touch of tartness. Well flavoured.

Synonyms: Reverend W. Wilks

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Updated: 2 days ago

Ribston Pippin
Ribston Pippin
Type: dual

summary: A classic dessert apple which fell into relative obscurity with the arrival of the Cox's Orange Pippin.

Synonyms: Beautiful Pippin, Essex Pippin, Formosa, Formosa Pippin, Glory of York, Ribston, ...

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Updated: 2 days ago

Jouveaux
Jouveaux
Type: cider

characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Moderately fine-grained. Fragrant. Browns quickly on exposure to air.

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Updated: 3 days ago

Cockpit
Cockpit
Type: culinary

characteristics: The flesh is white, coarse-grained, tender, juicy and acidic.

Synonyms: Summer Cockpit, Yorkshire Cockpit

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Updated: 3 days ago

Pixie
Pixie
Type: dessert

summary: Sometimes confused with the Pixie Crunch ( Co-op 33 ) which was created by Purdue University and is a Golden Delicious progeny.

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Updated: 3 days ago

Co-op 33
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Type: dessert

characteristics: Flesh is yellowish white, crisp, breaking. Fine-grained. Juicy and sweet-tart. Mild-flavoured, somewhat spicy. Can be rather bland when grown in marginal ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Pixie Crunch. Not to be confused with the Pixie apple.

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Updated: 3 days ago