Pomiferous

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310
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ???????????? and sharp.

Other names: Dr. Clifford

Aargauer Jubiläum
Aargauer Jubiläum
Type: culinary

Summary: A Swiss apple from the Canton Aargau, along the German border. Used for cooking and cider.

Other names: Aargauer Jubilaums, Aargauer Jubiläumsapfel, Neuenhoffer, Jubilé d'Argovie, Jubi ...

Abas
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Crisp, juicy and moderately sweet. Mild.

Other names: Abys, Brown's Seedling, Bullock's Seedling, Cole's Seedling

Abrika
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Type: dessert

Summary: Remarkably sweet, late summer apple with red-tinged flesh.

Acklam Russet
Acklam Russet
Type: dessert

Summary: Originated during the 1700s in Britain. Extensively russeted and excellent an table apple.

Other names: Acklam’s Russet, Aclam Russet, Aclam’s Russet, Aclemy Russet, Wheeler’s Russet

Acme
Acme
Type: dessert

Summary: A British eating apple that incorporates all the best traits of Cox's Orange Pippin and Worcester Pearmain.

Adersleber Calville
Adersleber Calville
Type: dessert

Summary: Developed in the 1840s, this calville style apple is juicy and sweet with just a touch of refreshing tang.

Other names: Adersleber, Adersleber Kalvill, Lichthardsapfel, Calville d Adersleben

African Red
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is light cream colour, fine grained and firm.. Juicy, sweet with very low acidity. up to six months in cold storage with no appreciable loss of textu ...

Other names: Marketed as African Carmine.

Agnes
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white with light pink stains. Coarse grained.

Other names: B:1377

Alant
Alant
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained. Juicy, sweet with aromas of cinnamon and elfdock (alant in German, aunée in French) from which comes the name of the varie ...

Other names: Aunée, Carrée d'Automne, Edler Prinzessin, Franche-Noble, Fransche Kron., Gelber ...

Albury Park Nonsuch
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Type: culinary

Summary: A good dual purpose apple, likely grown Holland during the mid-1700s.

Other names: Albury Nonsuch, Dutch Mignon, Dutch Mignonne, Forfar

Alderman
Alderman
Type: culinary

Summary: This Scottish cooking apple was developed in 1923 or earlier.

Alexis
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Type: dessert

Summary: A highly coloured mutation of McIntosh from Yugoslavia.

Alice
Type: dessert

Summary: Developed in Sweden during the mid-1900s as part of a programme to find winter hardy cultivars with long shelf life.

Altländer Klunsterapfel
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained and firm. Sweet and verging on sharp, but very mild flavour.

Other names: Altlander Klunsterapfel, Klunster

Altländer Rosenapfel
Altländer Rosenapfel
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is firm, coarse-grained, chewy with a tart, vinous flavour.

Other names: Altlander Rosenapfel

Amanda
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Type: cider

Origins: Specifically bred by Liz Copas and Ray Williams at the Long Ashton Research Station in Somerset (U.K.) to provide England's commercial cider industry with a wid ...

Amer Doux d'Hiver
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish and firm. Juicy and bitter. The must can be pale or deeply coloured.

Other names: Amer Doux, Gros Amer Doux Blanc

Ameslon
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Juicy.

Other names: Pomme d´Ameslon

Ananas Berzenicki
Ananas Berzenicki
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellowish, firm. Juicy with a good, sweet-tart balance with a wine flavour.

Other names: Berzininky ananasas, Berzininky Pineapple, Hrebnicki’s Rennet Apple, Reneta Hrea ...

Antonovka
Antonovka
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, coarse-grained and tender. Moderately juicy, slightly brisk and quite aromatic. Allow the fruit to mature to a yellow colour for fres ...

Other names: Antenovka, Antoni, Antonovca, Antonovka obiknovennaia, Antonovka obyknovennaya, ...

Api Noir
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, fine?grained and soft. Sweet and aromatic. Becomes mealy very quickly in storage.

Other names: de Caluau, Calvau Noir, pommier ˆ fruit noir Api chernoe, Apis Noir, Black Lady ...

Aromatic Russet
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Greenish white flesh is firm and juicy. Distinctly sweet?sharp. Highly aromatic. Keeps up to three months in cold storage.

Other names: Brown Spice, Burntisland Pippin, Rook's Nest, Spice Apple

Arthur Turner
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is pale cream in colour and coarse grained. Dry and acidic.

Other names: Turner's Prolific

Arthur W. Barnes
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, fine?grained and crisp. Very juicy and tart.

Other names: A.W. Barnes

Ashdown Seedling
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Sweet with a strawberry flavour.

Astillisch
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured and fine grained. Juicy and sharp.

Autumn Arctic
Autumn Arctic
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured, soft and sweet. Hints of banana and pineapple.

Autumn Harvest
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is firm, tender, and coarse grained. Somewhat dry. The flesh browns very soon after being exposed to air.

Other names: ????Cumberland Lemon Pippin????

B dikers Gold Reinette
B dikers Gold Reinette
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, crisp. Sharp.

Other names: Bodikers Gold Reinette