Pomiferous

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Hansen’s Red Flesh
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is red. Coarse grained, firm. Moderately juicy and astringent.

Magog Redstreak
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Coarse grained and firm. Juicy.

Primate
Primate
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained, tender. Juicy, sweet, slightly tart, aromatic.

Other names: Belle Rose, Early Baldwin, Early Tart Harvest, Harvest, Highland Pippin, Jenkin’ ...

Red Gravenstein
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Type: dual

Summary: An all-red bud mutation of Gravenstein found by Van Whipple in San Juan County, Washington State (U.S.A.) in 1907.

Gravenstein
Gravenstein
Type: dual

Characteristics: Flesh is tender, finely textured, yellowish and crisp. Well balanced sweetness and tartness. Savoury and spicy. Brix 11.5, acidity 7.2 g/litre. The fruit is ste ...

Other names: Graasten, Grafenapfel, Gravenstein, Gravensteiner, Grafensteiner, Banks Red, Ear ...

Early Joe
Early Joe
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellow, fine-grained, tender and juicy. Sprightly and aromatic.

American Summer Pearmain
American Summer Pearmain
Type: dessert

Summary: This is among the better summer fresh-eating apples.

Other names: American Pearmain, American Summer, Early Summer Pearmain, Summer Pippin, Watkin ...

Sops of Wine
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Type: culinary

Summary: An ancient English culinary and cider apple.

Other names: Bell's Favorite, Bell’s Early, Bennington, Dodge's Early Red, Early Washington, ...

Discovery
Discovery
Type: dual

Summary: Possibly a cross of Worcester Pearmain and Beauty of Bath, this apple tends to become red-fleshed when harvested later in the season.

Other names: Thurston August

Lodi
Lodi
Type: apple

Characteristics: White flesh, soft and somewhat coarse grained and soft. Juicy, tart and sweet. Hints of lime and vanilla.

Other names: Early Golden, Golden Lodi, Improved Yellow Transparent, June Apple, Large Transp ...

Northfield Beauty
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Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Fine grained and crisp. Moderately juicy. Sweet-tart.

Other names: Northfield

Tydeman's Michaelmas Red
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish white. Tender, juicy and sweet, raspberry flavour.

Other names: Michaelmas Red

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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: culinary

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: apple

Characteristics: Creamy white flesh, dry, crumbly and coarse?grain 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, firm and crisp. Juicy and moderately sweet. Flavour is quite sweet-tart. The thin skin is prone to bruising.

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