Pomiferous

Welcome to the world's most extensive apples (pommes) database.

Information on over 7,000 apples is available here, all carefully researched and provided in a way that is easy to navigate.

Name:

Pollination group:

Heimenhofer

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Juicy and sweet-tart. Aromatic.

Uses: In addition to its use in cider making, this apple is often eaten fresh out of hand and also used for pies and sauces.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Produces the heaviest crops every other year.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Vulnerabilities: High resistance to fire blight.

Juice character: Brix 12.1, acidity 8.8 g/litre

Juice classification: Sweetsharp

Brix: 12.1

Specific gravity: 1.048798697835

Acidity: 8.8

Status: cider