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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à Côtes du Nord
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Type: cider

Summary: Cider apple originating in the Brittany region of France.

Synonyms: Cotes du Nord

à la Faux
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained and tender. Sweet and arromatic.

à Troche
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Type: dessert

Summary: A multipurpose apple mostly grown in the gardens of rural France.

Synonyms: a Paquets, Sucrevert, Surre

A.D.W. Atkins
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Type: culinary

Summary: A British cooking apple, also used for making cider.

Aachener Hausapfel
Aachener Hausapfel
Type: dessert

Summary: A heritage apple that was grown in the Aachen region of Germany during the early 1800s.

Synonyms: Cornelisapfel, Corneli's Gestreifter Hausapfel, Cornely's Gestreifter Hausapfel

Aagt
Aagt
Type: dessert

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

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

Aargauer Herrenapfel
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Type: culinary

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

Synonyms: 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.

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

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 ...

Aargauer Quittenapfel
Aargauer Quittenapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: Soft, very acidic.

Aargauer Rosen
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Type: culinary

Summary: Possibly a Roman variety with origins in the western Pyrenees.

Synonyms: Baschi, Baschiapfel, Bornapfel, Weissrosen, San Sebastian, Weissrosen, Weiss-Ros ...

Aargauer Weinapfel
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Type: cider

Summary: At one time widely grown in northwestern Switzerland, primarily as a cider apple.

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

Abbé Soyer
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Type: culinary

Origins: Named in honour of the Abbé Soyer (1838-1902) who ultimately became Bishop

Abbondanza
Abbondanza
Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: Belfort

Abbot's Early
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Type: dessert

Identification: Medium size. Round-conic. Base colour is very pale yellow, washed red with striping.

Synonyms: Abbott's Early

Abbott's Sweet
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Type: dessert

Summary: An American heritage apple that dates to the early 1800s. Juicy and sweet.

Synonyms: Abbott, Abbot

Abondance
Abondance
Type: cider

Summary: A sharp cider apple from France.

Abraham
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Type: dual

Summary: See Danziger Kantapfel

Synonyms: Abraham's Apple, Father Abraham's Apple, Calville de Danzig, Danziger Kantapfel, ...

Abram
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Type: dual

Summary: See Danziger Kantapfel

Synonyms: Abram's, Abram's Pippin, Abraham, Father Abram, Father Abraham, Father's Pippin, ...

Abrika
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Type: dessert

Summary: Remarkably sweet, late summer apple with red-tinged flesh.

Abrikesinis
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Type: apple

Summary: (found on BotnerÕs list)

Accordian
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Type: dessert

Summary: An early fresh eating apple. Developed in the southeast United States.

Acey Mac
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Type: dessert

Summary: Similar to the iconic McIntosh in taste and colour, but larger in size and firmer in texture.

Synonyms: Buhr McIntosh

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.

Synonyms: Achimer Goldrenette, Celler Dickstiel, Donnerhorst, Krugers Dickstiel, Sulzbache ...

Äckerli
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Type: dessert

Summary: Originating in Switzerland, this fresh-eating apple is also used for baking and cider.

Synonyms: Äckerliapfel, Aeckerliapfel

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.

Adam de Haute-Savoie
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Type: cider

Summary: Likely the same as the Swiss variety Rose de Miex which was grown in the area of Mies (Switzerland).

Adam des Hautes-Alpes
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Type: dessert

Summary: A highly regarded apple for its flavours, this cultivar originated in the Hautes Alps region of southeastern France.

Synonyms: pomme d'Adam