Pomiferous

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Information on over 7,000 apples is available here, all carefully researched and provided in a way that is easy to navigate.

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Rambour Franc
Rambour Franc
Type: dual

Summary: See also Summer Rambo

Other names: Franc Rambour, Imperial Rambo, Lorraine, Rombour d’ete, Summer Rambo.

Maiden Blush
Maiden Blush
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white, often with a tinge of yellow if left to fully tree-ripen. Crisp, fine-grained, tender and very tart when first picked, but mellows with matu ...

Other names: Lady Blush, Red Cheek, Ushalla, Vestal. Also sometimes called Maiden’s Blush, bu ...

Lubsk Queen
Lubsk Queen
Type: dessert

Summary: A tasty, brisk summer apple that originated in Russia. Good eaten fresh but also makes great pies and sauce.

Other names: Lubsk Reinette

Co-op 44
Co-op 44
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 26
Co-op 26
Type: dessert

Summary: One of over 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda 8 ...

Co-op 24
Co-op 24
Type: dessert

Summary: One of some 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda 8 ...

Co-op 41
Co-op 41
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 40
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 32
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Other names: Pristine, Pristinel

Pristine
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Type: dessert

Summary: See Co-op 32

Co-op 39
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish cream, extremely crisp, juicy, somewhat tart and distinctly spicy.

Other names: Marketed as Crimson Crisp.

Crimson Crisp
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Type: dessert

Summary: See Co-op 39

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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 ...

Tohoku 3
Tohoku 3
Type: dessert

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

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

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: dessert

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: dessert

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

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

Other names: 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 ...

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