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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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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Buhr McIntosh

Adams Pearmain
Type: dessert

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

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

Akero
Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: Officially known as Åkerö. Also known as Akar, Akar's Seedling, Aker, Aker's See ...

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.

Synonyms: 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 Berthecourt
Amère de Berthecourt
Type: cider

Summary: This bittersweet cider apple orginated in the 1800s in France and is valued for blending when additional bitterness is called for in hard cider.

Synonyms: Amer de Berthecourt, 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.

Synonyms: Amer de Surville, Normande, Espèce-Arnout

American Summer Pearmain
American Summer Pearmain
Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: UEB 2650/2

Aori
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Type: apple

Characteristics: very sweet and tend to have a tough skin

Synonyms: ????????????????????

Arlet
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, fine textured and firm, Very juicy, sweet and somewhat tart. Excellent pineapple flavour with hints of melon and cane sugar. Brix 12. ...

Synonyms: Swiss Gourmet

Astrachan Large
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Type: apple

Characteristics: sharp

Synonyms: 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.

Baker's Delicious
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Type: dessert

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

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 ...

Bardsey
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Type: dual

Characteristics: Juicy and sweet with a unique aroma of lemon.

Synonyms: Bardsey Island, Merlin's Apple

Batul Alma
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Type: apple

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

Synonyms: Patul, PŠtul.

Bébé Rose
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Type: cider

Origins: France

Beeley Pippin
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Type: apple

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

Synonyms: Beely Pippin

Bessemyanka Michurina
Bessemyanka Michurina
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, often with a reddish stain next to the skin. Coarse-grained and crisp. Juicy and sweet-tart. Brix 14.4

Synonyms: Bessemlanka Michurina, Bessemyanka Michurinskaya

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: dual

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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Bulmer Norman, White Muscadet