Pomiferous

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Sunrise
Type: dessert

Summary: A refreshing summer apple with strawberry flavours, best eaten straight from the tree.

Winekist
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Type: culinary

Summary: This is likely the same apple as Winekist Dakota.

Burgundy
Burgundy
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white with a good deal of red stain next to the skin. Crisp, firm and fine textured. Juicy and sweet, sprightly with good flavour.

Synonyms: Burgandy

Mollie’s Delicious
Mollie’s Delicious
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, soft. Juicy and very sweet, somewhat aromatic.

Synonyms: Mollie, Molly’s Delicious

Wolf River
Wolf River
Type: culinary

Summary: This large baking apple grows to between 300 and 450 grams.

Sweet Bough
Sweet Bough
Type: dessert

Summary: A sweet summer eating apple that dates back to the early 1800s.

Synonyms: Bough Apple, Large Yellow Bough, Early Yellow Bough, Sweet Harvest, August Sweet ...

Milton
Milton
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is bright white, fine-grained and tender. Juicy, sweet-tart with hints of raspberry. Thin skin.

Graniwinkle
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Type: cider

Summary: Listed alongside some of the finest North American cider apples -- the Harrison, Canfield and Poveshon -- the Graniwinkle is a basic ingredient, paired with the ...

Synonyms: Granniwinkle

Marie Ménard
Marie Ménard
Type: cider

Origins: Found as a seedling in a bundle of produce purchased by Marie Ménard at the farmer's market at Lamballe in the Côtes d’Armor along the coast of Brittany (France ...

Guldborg
Guldborg
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Coarse-grained, firm and melting. Juicy and sweet sharp. Aromatic.

Synonyms: Gulborg, Peter, Valk

Dronning Louise
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish. Firm Juicy and sweet. Brix 13.0

Synonyms: Queen Louise, Queen Louise of Denmark

Bodil de Neergaard
Bodil de Neergaard
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is Soft, juicy and sweet.

Synonyms: Bodil Neergard

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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
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 ...

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 ...