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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Amer Doux
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Type: cider

Characteristics: Sweet with undertones of bitterness.

Synonyms: Gros Amer Doux, Roquet, Petit Chesné, Massue, Belle Mauvaise, Petit Amer Doux, S ...

Amer Gauthier
Amer Gauthier
Type: cider

Origins: France

Synonyms: Amer Gautier

Anisa
Anisa
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white and tender. Fine-grained. Very juicy, sweet, somewhat acidic and with a distinct aniseed flavour.

Synonyms: Anisa Sagarra, Anisha, Apez Sagarra, Udarre Zagarra, Uggaria Zagarra

Api Rose
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, tender, crisp and very juicy. Sweet and slightly tart, giving it a brisk flavour.

Synonyms: Creuse

Argile Grise
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Type: cider

Origins: At one time widely grown in the Normandie region of France as the Argile Gris. Introduced ton Herefordshite (UK) in 1884 by the Woolhope Naturalists Field Club ...

Synonyms: Brown Thorn

Bassard
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, coarse?grained, firm and crisp. Acidic.

Bassard
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Type: cider

Origins: Originated Brie southeast of Paris (France)

Synonyms: Bassard doré

Blandurette
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Type: apple

Identification: Small. Round and flattened at the ends. Greenish yellow base colour over which there is a brownish flush on the sun exposed face.

Brown Snout
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Type: cider

Summary: Found as a chance seedling in Britain, this late flowering cider apple makes a mellow, amber cider with bittersweet flavours.

Fr quin Tardive de la Sarthe
Fr quin Tardive de la Sarthe
Type: cider

Origins: Normandy, France

Synonyms: Frequin Tardif, Tardive de Sarth, Tardive de la Sarthe, Frequin Tardive

Frost Proof
Frost Proof
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, sometimes greenish. Fine-grained. Dry, tannic, not edible.

Synonyms: Frostproof

Granny Giffard
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, tender, sweet and very juicy. Flavourful, very fruity. Keeps for about three months in cold storage.

Improved Dove
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Type: cider

Origins: Somerset (UK)

La Nationale
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, firm. Sweet, aromatic and fruity. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Bernardin, Bourget, Cusset Rouge

Marechal
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Type: cider

Origins: France

Synonyms: Marachal

Normandie
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish white, soft. Dry and sweet, hints of strawberry, but underlying tannins.

Racine
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained. Sweet.

Reinette du Vigan
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured and melting. tannic,

Ribonde
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, soft. Dry, brisk, winey and slightly bitter.,

Rose Double
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is pale cream coloured, firm. Nutty.

Sacramentsappel
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, fine?grained and tender. Sweet?sharp with intesne flavours and very aromatic.

Stoke’s Red
Stoke’s Red
Type: cider

Origins: Though named for Rodney Stoke in Somerset apple because it rose to popularity there in the 1920s, this cider apple was grown in the Wedmore region for many year ...

Synonyms: Neverblight, Stoke Red

Verit
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish white, crisp and firm. Somewhat sweet, tart. Very fruity.

Synonyms: Verite