Pomiferous

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Huvitus
Huvitus
Type: Dessert

characteristics: The flesh is white with red stains under the skin and in the interior veining. Fine-grained, tender. Juicy and sweet-tart

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Pirja
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Type: Dessert

summary: A sweet and juicy fresh-eating apple best consumed shortly after harvest. Developed in Finland.

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Shamrock
Shamrock
Type: Dessert, Eating, Pie

characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, coarse-grained and firm. Juicy, sprightly, sweet and aromatic. Resists browning when cut open.

Synonyms: A cider apple developed in Britain uses the same name; please see Shamrock .desert

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Shamrock
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Type: Cider

summary: A cider apple developed by Liz Copas and Ray Williams in the 1980s at Britain's Long Ashton Research Station.

Synonyms: A dessert apple developed in Canada uses the same name; please see Shamrock .

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Devonshire Quarrenden
Devonshire Quarrenden
Type: Culinary, Cider, Dessert

summary: Blood of the Boyne

Synonyms: Annat Scarlet (please see Annat Scarlet ), Devon Quarrenden, Devonshire Red Quarrenden, ...

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Updated: 3 days ago

Bulmer’s Norman
Type: Cider, Juice

characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Sweet and quite bitter.

Synonyms: Bulmer Norman, White Muscadet

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Black Gilliflower
Black Gilliflower
Type: Dessert, Eating, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh is pale green white, coarse-grained and firm. Juicy, sweet-sharp and aromatic. Over-ripe apples tend to be dry, but very fragrant and flavourful. ...

Synonyms: Black Annie, Black Spitz, Black Spitzenberg, Crow’s Egg (There is also a ...

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Updated: 3 days ago

Summer Rose
Type: Cooking, Cider, Dessert

characteristics: The white flesh is fine-grained, tender, crisp and juicy. Sprightly and very sweet.

Synonyms: French Reinette, Glass Apple (this is also a synonym for Snell's Glass Apple ), Harvest Apple, ...

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Snell's Glass Apple
Snell's Glass Apple
Type: Culinary

characteristics: The flesh is white, coarse-grained and crisp. Juicy, sweet, honeyed.

Synonyms: Ben Snell, Glass Apple (this is also a synonym for Summer Rose ), Snell's White

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Updated: 3 days ago

Hoover
Hoover
Type: Culinary, Dessert, Sauce

summary: Mostly considered an eating apple but and makes excellent baked goods, also cooks to an flavourful and sweet apple sauce.

Synonyms: Baltimore Red (also used as a synonym for Ben Davis ), Baltimore Red Streak, Black ...

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Binet Rouge
Binet Rouge
Type: Cider, Pollinization

summary: A highly-rated cider apple that produces well with fragrant fruit; from the Normandy region of France.

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Delgollune
Delgollune
Type: Dessert, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh white, fine-grained, crisp. Juicy and sweet-tart with honey, raspberry and floral hints.

Synonyms: Delbard Jubilé, Delbard Jubilee, Jubilee. Note that there is a Canadian ...

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Updated: 3 days ago