Pomiferous

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André Briollay
André  Briollay
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained. Firm. Somewhat acidic when first harvested, but matures well in storage, becoming sweeter. Skin develops a greasy feel when re ...

Synonyms: Andre Briollay

Avrolles
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Type: cider

Origins: Commune de l Yonne in Avrolles (France) pays d’Othe

Synonyms: Avrolle

Bédan
Bédan
Type: cider

Summary: A popular Normandy bitter sweet cider apple in use since the Middle Ages. Can be used for a single varietal cider or blended.

Synonyms: Ameret, Bec d’oie (this is also used for a variety of dessert apple), Bédan de S ...

Belle de Buits
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is slightly yellowish, firm, crispand fine grained. Juicy, sweet and aromatic. Keeps up to six months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Pierre

Belle de France
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Type: apple

Identification: Large, round. The base colour is green over which is a dense pattern of fine red striping, almost a solid wash on the sun exposed side and fading toward the sha ...

Blanc Dur (Orne)
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Type: apple

Characteristics: CrispSweet sharp.

Synonyms: Blanc Dureau, Blandurel

Canada Blanc de la Creuse
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, crisp. Fruity but slightly astringent.

Cr vert
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Sweet and quite sharp.

Synonyms: Cravert

Cusset Blanc
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Sweet sharp.

Dove
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Type: cider

Origins: Glastonbury 1899 maybe older

Feuille Morte
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is crisp. Juicy, brisk. Hint of raspberry when fully ripe. Keeps for four months in cold storage

Synonyms: Feuillemorte

Fleuritard
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, tender. Juicy, very sweet and aromatic. Keps four months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Tard Fleuri

Fleuritard Rouge
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is light green. Juicy, sharp. Keeps for three months in cold storage.

Gros Paradis
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ????????. Keeps four months in cold storage.

Jean Tondeur
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, crunchy. Juicy, sweet and a refreshingly tart, with a fruity flavour. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Louiton
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is faint green, green under the skin. Firm and sweet. Keeps four months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Louitonne

Madoue Rouge
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, chewy. Sweet, slightly brisk and fruity. Keeps four months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Madou

Mai
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ???????????????????, Firm very sharp

Medaille d’Or
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Type: apple

Characteristics: bittersweet

Michotte
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Sharp. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Paradis
Paradis
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine?grained and firm. Juicy and brisk, nutty. Keeps three months in storage.

Synonyms: French Paradise, Paradis, Pomme Paradis

Reinette de France
Reinette de France
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm. Juicy, sweet and fragrant.

Synonyms: Court?pendu de Tournay, Reinette d’Orleans

Vagon Archer
Type: cider

Identification: yellow flushed pink Character of the

Synonyms: FOUND IN CRAWFORD BOOK, NOT VERIFIED

Verallot
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish white, firm. Acid.

Vilberie
Vilberie
Type: cider

Synonyms: Vileberie, Vilberry

White Alphington
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Type: cider

Origins: Devon UK