Pomiferous

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Geeveston Fanny
Type: Dessert, Pie

characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Sweet and aromatic. Keeps two months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Susan's Pride

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Updated: 20 minutes ago

Gideon Sweet
Gideon Sweet
Type: Dessert

summary: Though thought to have been lost, a fair number of these sweet, Blue-Pearmain-type apples have been found in the northwestern United States over the last ...

Synonyms: Gideon

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Updated: 36 minutes ago

Amanishiki
Amanishiki
Type: Dessert

characteristics: The flesh is pale green and very sweet, but lacking flavour.

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Updated: 38 minutes ago

Albemarle Pippin
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summary: See Yellow Newton Pippin

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Updated: 46 minutes ago

Yellow Newton Pippin
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Type: Cider, Dessert, Pie

summary: Thought to be a mutation of the Newtown Pippin , but it is also possibly a chance seedling of that variety.

Synonyms: Albemarle, Albemarle Pippin, Yellow Newton. Also Newtown Pippin although this refers to ...

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Updated: 48 minutes ago

Initial
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Type: Culinary, Dessert

summary: A Gala-style apple, this crimson dessert apple has good crunch, plenty of sweetness and just a touch of acidity.

Synonyms: Bred as X-6163

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Updated: 50 minutes ago

Lemon Pippin
Type: Culinary, Dessert, Jelly, Pie, Sauce

characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, firm and coarse-grained. Dry and sharp, lightly aromatic. Some people say it has a prominent aroma of freshly cut lemons, others ...

Synonyms: Kirk’s Lemon Pippin, Kirke’s Lemon Pippin, Kirkes Lemon Pippin, Pudding ...

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Updated: 11 hours ago

Foxwhelp
Foxwhelp
Type: Cider

summary: A full-bodied, vintage English cider variety in use since the 1600s.

Synonyms: Foxwell, Old Foxwhelp, also Fauxwhelp although this name is used for a cider ...

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Updated: 11 hours ago

Blushing Susan
Blushing Susan
Type: Dessert, Pie

characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained, crisp and crunchy. Juicy, sweet and sprightly. Slightly pineapple flavoured and aroma. It tends to brown only slightly when ...

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Updated: 14 hours ago

Lass O’ Gowrie
Lass O’ Gowrie
Type: Culinary, Dessert, Pie

characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured, soft, juicy and sweet-sharp.

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Updated: 22 hours ago

Alnarp 2
Alnarp 2
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summary: Rootstock from Alnarp, Sweden.

Synonyms: A2

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Updated: 22 hours ago

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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Updated: 22 hours ago