Pomiferous

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Prime Gold
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Type: Dessert, Juice

characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm and crisp. Juicy and sweet, with a honeyed flavour.

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Updated: 2 weeks ago

Wecota
Wecota
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origins: Nevis (Crabapple) x Northwestern Greening, Dr. Neils E. Hansen, South Dakota Experiment Station, Brookings, South Dakota, USA: introduced, 1929, crabapple

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Updated: 2 weeks ago

Douglas Wormless
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Type: Dessert

summary: This bright-red, sweet eating apple is descended from the Duchess of Oldenburg. It is cold hardy enough to survive in cooler regions where many other popular ...

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Updated: 2 weeks ago

Alma Sweet
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Type: Culinary, Sauce

characteristics: Very sweet, dry some years and very juicy other years. Flavours tend to be somewhat bland.

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Herbage sec
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Type: Cider

origins: Listed by Henri Blin in his "La Pommée normande" (published in 1918)

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Seaton House
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Type: Cooking, Pie, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained, firm. Sharp.

Synonyms: Niton House

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Amber
Amber
Type: Dessert

characteristics: Yellowish-white flesh. Tender and firm.

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Early Golden
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Type: Cider, Dessert, Jelly, Pie, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, coarse-grained, firm, crisp and often very juicy. Very little tartness. Sweet, with honey, pear and spicy flavours. It browns ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Golden Supreme. This name is also used to designate a similar apple ...

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Buckley Giant
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Type: Culinary, Jelly, Pie, Sauce

origins: Washington State (U.S.A.) 1935

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Ashmead’s Kernel
Type: Cider, Eating, Sauce

characteristics: Mouth-puckering when first picked but, once it has aged, the yellowish flesh is crisp and firm, juicy with a good balance between sweetness and acidity. ...

Synonyms: Ashmead, Aschmead’s Kernel, Aschmead’s Seedling, Ashmead’s Seedling, ...

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Reinette Simirenko
Type: Cooking, Dessert, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, medium fine-grain and somewhat tender, though crunchy. Juicy, mildly sweet and definitely tart with some spiced lemon flavours. ...

Synonyms: Simirenko, Simirenkova, Wood's Greening, Zelenka Wuda

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Updated: 3 weeks ago

Granite Beauty
Granite Beauty
Type: Dessert, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine-grained and crisp, becoming tender in storage. Juicy with a good sweet-tart balance and flavours of coriander. Aromas and flavours ...

Synonyms: Granite, Aunt Dorcas, Grandmother

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Updated: 3 weeks ago