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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Aargauer Herrenapfel
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Type: culinary

Summary: Originating in the Swiss Canton of Aargau, this apple dates back to the 1700s.

Other names: Herrenapfel (the Reinette de Champagne is also known by this synonym), SŸssreine ...

Aargauer Jägerapfel
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Type: culinary

Summary: Found as a wild seedling in Switzerland prior to 1800.

Other names: Sometimes referred to as the Rheinischen Winterrambur. Also known as Kuttiger Jä ...

Achimer Golden Reinette
Achimer Golden Reinette
Type: dessert

Summary: A German heritage cultivar from the 1800s. Excellent eating apple, as well as baking, juice and cider.

Other names: Achimer Goldrenette, Celler Dickstiel, Donnerhorst, Krugers Dickstiel, Sulzbache ...

Albion Russet
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Type: cider

Characteristics: Lime flavour. Sugar content as high as Brix 21.

Amer Forestier
Amer Forestier
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm. Juicy and sweet.

Other names: Often referred to as American Forestier and American Forester in North America.

American Limbertwig
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of the 96 varieties of limbertwig apples which arose out of the South Appalachian Mountain region of eastern North America. Roughly half of them have been l ...

Other names: Limbertwig, Mountain Limbertwig, Common Limbertwig, James River, Green Limbertwi ...

Anna
Anna
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is cream white, firm, juicy. The flavour is sweet and sprightly when the fruit is allowed to ripen on the tree. Requires careful monitoring since it g ...

Apez Zagarra
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Sharp, distinct aniseed flavour

Ashton Brown Jersey
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh has a wooly texture.

Barr
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Juicy, sweet?sharp and fruity flavour.

Other names: Barre, Belle Fille, Hollande

Barr
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Type: cider

Origins: French origin. Described in 1948

Other names: Barre, Gros Barre. Also a synonym of the Calville Barre

Bedwyn Beauty
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is xxxxxxxxxx. Sharp

Bessemyanka Michurina
Bessemyanka Michurina
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, often with a reddish stain next to the skin. Crisp. Juicy and sweet.

Other names: Bessemlanka Michurina

Bonnet Carr
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh isjuicy and crisp. Sweet sharp. Intense flavour.

Other names: Bonnet Carre

Boucasse de Br s
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained and soft. Juicy, sweet, slightly tart, fruity and aromatic. The flavour develops after a month in storage and it keeps up t ...

Other names: Boucasse de Bres, La Marie de Bres, Marie de Br s, Jeannette des CŽvennes, Bousc ...

Bouet de Bonn table
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is sharp and acidic when first harvested but tends to mellow in storage.

Other names: Bouet de Bonnetable, Bouet

Brabant Bellefleur
Brabant Bellefleur
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, crisp and juicy. Sweet, sprightly and aromatic.

Other names: Belle de Flandres, Belle Fleur Brabant, Bellefleur Simple, Brabant, Brabant Bell ...

Cagarlaou
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, tender. Juicy, sweet and aromatic.

Carswell’s Honeydew
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured, crisp. Juicy, sweet sharp, with honey flavours, sometimes cloying. Keeps for two months in storage.

Catherine
Catherine
Type: apple

Characteristics: Sweet mild.

Chataignier
Chataignier
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white and breaking. Sweet and sprightly.

Other names: Castagnola, Chastaignier d'Hiver, Chataigne de Leman, de Castegnier, de Chastign ...

Chisel Jersey
Chisel Jersey
Type: cider

Origins: Somerset 1800s

Clearheart
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm, moderatly juicy and sharp.

Other names: Clear Heart

Clos Renaux
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Type: cider

Origins: Grown by >>>> Raffin in the Bourgtheroude region(Franc) in the 1930s

Clozette Douce
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Type: cider
Coat Jersey
Coat Jersey
Type: cider

Characteristics: Bitter.

Cottenham Seedling
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flish is white, firm and juicy. Quite tart.

Cretesc de Breaza
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh colour is pale cream, somewhat mealy. Juicy.

de Flandre
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Fruity

de Jaune
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is firm and crisp. Juicy, sweet, perfumed.

Other names: Breton, d’Argent, de Fer, de Jaune de la Sarthe, Jaune du Mans, Pomme de Jaune, ...