Pomiferous

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Type: apple

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

Synonyms: 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.

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

Abas
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Crisp, juicy and moderately sweet. Mild.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: Marketed as African Carmine.

Agnes
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Type: apple

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

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Altlander Klunsterapfel, Klunster

Altländer Rosenapfel
Altländer Rosenapfel
Type: apple

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

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Amer Doux, Gros Amer Doux Blanc

Ameslon
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Juicy.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: Antenovka, Antoni, Antonovca, Antonovka obiknovennaia, Antonovka obyknovennaya, ...

Antonovka Kamenichka
Antonovka Kamenichka
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained and dense. Quite tart. Brix 13.0

Synonyms: Anto

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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Aurora Golden Gala
Aurora Golden Gala
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream in colour, crisp and breaking, firm and juicy with a fresh, nutty and sweet taste with a bit of tartness. Look for intense honey and tropical ...

Synonyms: 8S6923, Aurora Golden. Sometimes also Aurora, but this is used as a synonym for ...

Autumn Arctic
Autumn Arctic
Type: dessert

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