Pomiferous

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931
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The fle

Other names: Morgan Sweet. There is also a Somerset (UK) Dessert/Cider apple that uses this a ...

Aagt
Aagt
Type: dessert

Summary: A favoured eating apple that originated in Holland sometime during the 1700s. Also known as Friandise.

Other names: Aagt d’Angleterre, Aagt de Hollande, Leckerbissen, Friande, Friandise, Fyne Groo ...

Abbondanza
Abbondanza
Type: dessert

Summary: Originating in Italy, this large, fresh-eating apple offers a refreshing sweet tart flavour.

Other names: Belfort

Admiral
Admiral
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is pale greenish, coarse grained, soft. Sweet and aromatic.

Other names: Gloria, Togo of Upton

Ahrista
Ahrista
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is slightly yellowish. Very juicy. Sweet-tart.

Airlie Red Flesh
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Type: dessert

Summary: A red-fleshed apple found as a chance seedling in Oregon State.

Other names: Aerlie, Airlie, Airlie's Red Flesh, Hidden Rose

Aïvaniya
Aïvaniya
Type: dessert

Summary: Widely grown in south central Bulgaria in the 1950s.

Other names: Aivanna, Aiviana, Ayvaniya,

Aiwa
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Crunchy, juicy, sweet-tart and aromatic.

Akita Gold
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish. Fine-grained, crisp and very juicy. Sweet-tart and aromatic with hints of quince flavours. Brix 14.0.

Alastair Cannon-White
Alastair Cannon-White
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream colour, firm. Rich flavour.

Other names: Alastair Canon, Alastair Cannon, White Lindel

Aldenham Blenheim
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Type: culinary

Summary: A mutation of Blenheim Orange.

Alexander
Alexander
Type: culinary

Characteristics: Flesh is white with a faint tinge of yellow. Coarse texture. Juicy and sweet with winey flavours.. Sweet when eaten fresh, otherwise quite sharp.

Other names: Albertin, Alexander the First, Aport, Calville Alexandre, Emperor Alexander, Emp ...

Alfred Jolibois
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, firm, fine-grained. Sweet tart, with strawberry and vanilla flavours.

Other names: Jolibois

Alfriston
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Type: culinary

Summary: No longer widely grown, but lives on as a popular garden variety in Britain. Great for apple jelly.

Other names: Alfreston, Alfristan, Freen Grove, Green Goose, Lord Gwydyr's Pippin, Lord Gwydy ...

Allen’s Everlasting
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy yellow, fine-grained, tender and crisp. It tends to be a bit on the dry side, but with good, sweet-sharp flavour. Let it hang as long as pos ...

Other names: Allen Everlasting, Harvey’s Everlasting

Allington Pippin
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is off-white, fine grained. Juicy with a rich, sweet-tart flavour, somewhat reminiscent of pineapple. The flavour tends to be somewhat harsh at harvest ti ...

Other names: Allington, Allington Peppin, Brown’s South Lincoln Beauty, South Lincoln Beauty, ...

Almata
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Type: dual

Summary: This red-fleshed apple makes great apple sauce, crabapple jelly and has also caught the attention of cider makers.

Other names: Alma Ata

Alnarps Favorit
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is soft and juicy. Sweet-tart. Flavour profile is similar to McIntosh.

Other names: Alnarp, Alnarp's Favorite, Alnarp's Favourite, Alnarps Favourite, Favorit, Favor ...

Alpha 68
Alpha 68
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, firm and tender. Juicy, sharp, with a good flavour.

Other names: Alfa 68

Altländer Fettapfel
Altländer Fettapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Intense flavour.

Other names: Altlander Fettapfel

Altländer Pfannkuchenapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured and crisp. Sharp and fruity.

Other names: Altlander, Altlander pfannkuchenapfel, Altländer, Echter Altländer Pfannkuchenap ...

Alton
Alton
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white, often with a red stain under the skin. Very similar to the Crimson Beauty in flavour and texture.

Amanishiki
Amanishiki
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is distinctly yellow and very sweet, but lacking flavour.

Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Type: dessert

Summary: A sweet, juicy and flavourful eating apple, the Ambrosia stems from a chance seedling found in British Columbia's orchard country.

Other names: Mennell’s Ambrosia

Amer Doux Vert
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is light tan coloured, fine grained, tender and sweet.

American Golden Russet
American Golden Russet
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine-grained, crunchy. Somewhat juicy, sweet with a hint of tartness and a distinct nutty flavour. Aromatic. Best flavours emerge after ...

Other names: Bullock's Pippin, Golden Russet, Sheep's Nose

Ananas Reinette
Ananas Reinette
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained, crisp. Sweet-sharp. Its signature pineapple flavour becomes more pronounced in storage. Rich in Vitamin C.

Other names: Ananas, Ananas Renette, Pineapple Reinette, Goldapfel, Kindbetter. Note that the ...

Ananas Rouge
Ananas Rouge
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish white, stained pink under the skin. Fine grained, firm. Sweet, lightly tart with a pronounced pineapple flavour which matures to strawberry i ...

Other names: Ananas, Red Pineapple, Roter Ananasapfel. Note that the Ananas Reinette and Cloc ...

Angyal Dezso
Angyal Dezso
Type: dessert

Summary: This Hungarian cultivar from the 1900s has a sweet-tart juice and nutty flavour.

Other names: Angyal Dezs

Anis Rosalie
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Type: culinary

Summary: Regarded as the queen of all cooking apples in its native Charentes region of France.

Other names: Anis rose, Azeroly anisé, Azeroly, Mazoréli