Pomiferous

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

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A.D.W. Atkins
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Type: culinary

Summary: A British cooking apple, also used for making cider.

Ambro
Ambro
Type: dessert

Characteristics: sweet, crisp and juicy

Antoinette
Antoinette
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm and juicy. Sweet with a bitter aftertaste. Aromatic.

Other names: Muscadet de la Seine-Maritime, Muscadet de la Seine-inférieure, Petit Muscadet

apple for apple pies and sauce, but creates a lot of fluid when
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Type: apple

Origins: The apple likely originated in Italy (possibly known as the Calville Blanc) and a tree of this variety was presented to Germany s Duke Auguste of Grafenstein in ...

Belfleur Krasnyi
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is white, frequently with red stains. Dry, firm and sweet.

Other names: Belfler Krasnyi Belle Fleur de Krasnyi

Belle Cauchoise
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellowish, firm, coarse grained. Juicy, sweet and mildly aromatic.

Other names: Belle Cacheuse

Bountiful
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Type: apple
Broxwood Foxwhelp
Broxwood Foxwhelp
Type: cider

Summary: Believed to be a sport of Foxwhelp that originated in the orchard of H.P. Bulmer & Co. of Hereford (U.K.) during the 1920s. See Foxwhelp.

Captain John Broad
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Type: cider

Origins: Cornwall, UK.originatesGolant near Fowey NFC Originated in Cornwall. Traditionally planted in Devon and Cornwall and well suited to the growing conditions in th ...

Other names: John Broad, Captain John, Captain Broad

Captain John Broad
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Bitter sweet. Keeps two months in cold storage.

Other names: John Broad, Captain John, Captain Broad

Caroline Hopkins
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ?????????, crisp. Very acidic and somewhat astringent.

Cleeve
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is crisp at harvest, but quickly becoming soft. Juicy, sweet with honeyed flavours.

Du gne
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is melting. Juicy, sweetsharp with a fruity flavour. Keeps for less than a month.

Other names: Duegne

Foxwhelp
Foxwhelp
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured.

Other names: Old Foxwhelp

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 ...

Gyllenkroks Astrakan
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ?????????????. soft. Juicy sharp.

Other names: Gyllenkrok’s Astrachan,

Jumbo Orin
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Type: apple

Characteristics: sweet

Other names: Jumbo Ohrin, Ohrin, Orin

Lange's Perfection
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, firm and chewy. Sweet. Keeps three weeks in cold storage.

Lord Peckover
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm and crisp. Sweet sharp.

Michinoku
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ????????????, stained red under the skin and around the core. Crisp. Juicy, sweet, flavourful. Keeps one month in cold storage.

Other names: Michinoko

Nebuta
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellow, firm. somewhat tart Two months.

Nico
Nico
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured and crisp. Juicy and sweet sharp.

Omont
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Type: cider

Origins: FRance

Oratia Pippin
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, melting, Juicy, sweet?sharp and flavourful, aromatic. In cooking it holds its shape. Also makes a refreshing juice.

Piltsamasskoe Zimnee
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ???????????????????, firm. Sweet, slightly sharp and flavourful.

Ranger
Ranger
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, soft and tender. Juicy, sweet and almost no acidity and mild flavour.

Red Transparent
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish white and soft. Sharp when picked early, sweet sharp at maturity.

Other names: Red Summer, Jonathan, Rouge Transparent, Skvosnoi Krasnoi, Skwosnoi Krasnoi

Rough Pippin (Cornwall)
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ???????????????????,firm and dry.

Rozovoe iz Tartu
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Type: apple

Identification: Small, round to round conic. The base colour is yellow over which is a dense pattern of red stripes fading to the shaded areas. The eye is small and partly open ...

Scarlet Pimpernel
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine texture and soft. Juicy and somewhat sweet with just a hint of bitterness. The apples tend to bruise easily and soften soon after harve ...

Other names: Stark's Earliest, Stark Earliest