Pomiferous

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Yorkshire Aromatic
Yorkshire Aromatic
Type: Cooking, Sauce

summary: A Scottish cooking apple that is richly flavoured and makes a tangy, delicious purée.

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Maude Hyatt Seedling
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Marie-Louise Ducote
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characteristics: The flesh is greenish white, tender. Very sweet and slightly tannic. Keeps three months in cold storage.

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Marin Onfroy
Marin Onfroy
Type: Cider

origins: The variety developed in the Biscay region of northern Spain. In the late 1490s, it came to the notice of Marin Onffroy (Senior) on his way back to Normandy ...

Synonyms: Ameret, Dameret, Marine Auffrais, Marie-Hinfray, Marie Mauffray, Marie Noffray, ...

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Margil
Type: Cider, Dessert

characteristics: Yellowish flesh is firm and very sweet, wonderfully aromatic.

Synonyms: Fail-Me-Never, Margill, Munches Pippin, Neverfail, Small Pabston, Small Ribston, ...

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Marie Ménard
Marie Ménard
Type: Cider

summary: This apple is an essential ingredient in the brewing of robust Brittany-style cider.

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Major
Type: Cider

characteristics: The flesh is greenish yellow with light green marbling. Breaks crisply, is juicy, and aromatic. Softly astringent, Low acidity.

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Lambrook Pippin
Lambrook Pippin
Type: Cider

summary: not available

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Kingston Black
Type: Cider

summary: This is possibly the best-known apple today for making a single-varietal, British-style cider.

Synonyms: Black Taunton

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Kermerrien
Kermerrien
Type: Cider

characteristics: Very juicy, bitter and highly aromatic.

Synonyms: Kermerien, Kerrmerraien

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Jouveaux
Jouveaux
Type: Cider, Juice

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

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Jonagold
Type: Cider, Dessert, Eating, Pie

characteristics: The flesh is creamy yellow, medium-grained, crisp and crunchy. Juicy with a tart-sweet, honeyed taste. The flesh turns brown as it oxidizes, albeit slowly.

Synonyms: Jona Gold, Nured

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