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.

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à la Faux
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained and tender. Sweet and arromatic.

Aargauer Rosen
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Type: culinary

Summary: Possibly a Roman variety with origins in the western Pyrenees.

Other names: Baschi, Baschiapfel, Bornapfel, Weissrosen, San Sebastian, Weissrosen, Weiss-Ros ...

Acey Mac
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Type: dessert

Summary: Similar to the iconic McIntosh in taste and colour, but larger in size and firmer in texture.

Other names: Buhr McIntosh

Adams Pearmain
Type: dessert

Summary: This is an excellent heritage eating apple and is also used for cider.

Other names: Adams, Adam's Parmane, Adam's Pearmain, Adam's Reinette, Hanging Pearmain, Match ...

Åkerö
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is pale cream in colour, firm and juicy with a bit of a tang with rapberry flavours. Tough skinned.

Other names: Akar, Akar's Seedling, Aker, Aker's Seedling, Akero, Aakero, Akera, Okera, Okere ...

Alkmene
Alkmene
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Cream-coloured flesh is fine-grained, crisp, juicy and generally dense. Slightly tart. Look for a honeyed flavour. Very aromatic. Brix 12.9, acidity 6.9 grams/l ...

Other names: Alkemene, Early Windsor

All Doer
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Type: cider

Summary: Ideal for making blended cider, the British apple also makes a sauce with a sweet honey-flavoured finish.

Amère de Berthcourt
Amère de Berthcourt
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained. Sweet with a noticeable bitter aftertaste and vanilla flavour.

Other names: Amer de Berthcourt

Amère de Surville
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish which is most pronounced close to the skin. Very bitter with no discernible aroma.

Other names: Amer de Surville, Normande, Espèce-Arnout

American Summer Pearmain
American Summer Pearmain
Type: dessert

Summary: This is among the better summer fresh-eating apples.

Other names: American Pearmain, American Summer, Early Summer Pearmain, Summer Pippin, Watkin ...

Ames
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained. soft and juicy with a vinous flavour.

Ametyst
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained and somewhat firm. Very juicy, slightly tart, refreshing.

Other names: UEB 2650/2

Aori
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Type: apple

Characteristics: very sweet and tend to have a tough skin

Other names: ????????????????????

Astrachan Large
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Type: apple

Characteristics: sharp

Other names: Atrachan Large Fruited

Autumn Glow (Listed only by
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is cream coloured, crisp and juicy. Fruity and sweet in flavour. Pick as late as possible for full flavour.

B b Rose
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Type: apple

Origins: France

Baker's Delicious
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is cream in colour, firm and crisp. Juicy, sweet with some tartness. Aromatic. Very thin skinned, bruises easily.

Other names: Baker Sweet??????????? See baker sweet

Bancroft
Bancroft
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, tender and fine grained with some crispness. Juicy with a refreshing tartness and mild flavour. Keeps for up to five months in cold stora ...

Batul Alma
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is xxxxxxxxx, crisp. Juicy, very sweet with a rich fruity flavour and aroma.

Other names: Patul, PŠtul.

Beeley Pippin
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Cream coloured flesh. Fine testrued, firm. Somewhat juicy and sweet, very aromatic with intense flavour.

Other names: Beely Pippin

Bietigheimer
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Juicy and quite tart.

Blair
Blair
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm, crisp and fine textured. Juicy, sprightly and aromatic. Keeps up to five months in cold storage.

Bottle Greening
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, tender, melting and very juicy. Sweet?sharp

Breedon Pippin
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellow, fine textured andfirm. Very sweet and brisk with a spicy pineapple flavour. Lasts about three months in cold storage.

Other names: Breedou's Pepping

Brimley Bittersweet
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Type: cider

Origins: Devon (UK)

Brock
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, crisp, juicy and sweet. Sprightly.

Bulmer’s Norman
Type: cider

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

Other names: Bulmer Norman

Buz val r
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Soft. Juicy, brisk and fruity

Other names: Buzaval Ero

Caravel
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy and very firm. Juicy and sweet with an almond flavour. Sprightly.

Cardinal
Cardinal
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is crisp and melting. Juicy, sweet sharp, fruity and brisk.