Pomiferous

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S.T. Wright
S.T. Wright
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured, fine grained, firm. Acidic.

Sabaros
Sabaros
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white, soft. Juicy, fruity and sharp, but sweetens in storage

Sabina
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, juicy, sweet-tart. Flavourful with hints of almond. Resists browning when exposed to air.

Synonyms: Tested as SPA343.

Sack
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Type: perry
Sack (Ritchie)
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Type: cider

Origins: Listed by Archibald Farquharson Barron in "British Apples Illustrated" published in 1888.

Sack-and-Sugar
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Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white, soft and tender. Very juicy, sweet with hints of balsamic.

Synonyms: Morris' Sack and Sugar, Morris's Sack and Sugar

Sacramentsappel
Sacramentsappel
Type: dessert

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

Saignette
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellow, fine grained and juicy.

Synonyms: Petit Pigeonnet, Pomme d'Api rouge

Sains Richaumont
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Type: cider

Summary: A single vintage cider apple from the north of France.

Synonyms: Sains-Richaumont A. The variety Ruban is also from the vicinity of Sains-Richaum ...

Saint Ailred
Saint Ailred
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The cream-coloured flesh is soft. Juicy, sweet, savoury.

Synonyms: St. Ailred

Saint Albans Pippin
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine-grained and tender. Juicy and sweet-sharp.

Synonyms: Saint Alban's Pippin, St. Alban's Pippin

Saint Anna Rode Boskoop
Saint Anna Rode Boskoop
Type: dual

Summary: A mutation of Belle de Boskoop. More highly coloured.

Saint Baussan
Saint Baussan
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white to pale greenish, fine-grained, very sweet.

Synonyms: de Cour, Peupion, Reinette Fouettee, Rose de Coeur, Saint Bauzin, Saint Bauzon, ...

Saint Cecilia
Saint Cecilia
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white with greenish tinges, crisp. Juicy, sweet and aromatic.

Synonyms: St. Cecilia

Saint Edmund’s Pippin
Saint Edmund’s Pippin
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Yellowish flesh, crisp and fine-grained. Very juicy, sweet, fragrant, with pronounced flavour of Bosc pear, nuts and vanilla.

Synonyms: Saint Edmunds, Saint Edmund’s Russet, St. Edmund's Pippin, St. Edmonds, St. Edmu ...

Saint Everard
Saint Everard
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, crisp. Juicy and sweet with a touch of tartness. Rich and aromatic.

Synonyms: St. Everard

Saint Hilaire
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, often with red stains. Fine-grained, crisp and tender. Juicy and sprightly.

Synonyms: St. Hilaire, St-Hilaire, Fameuse Baldwin, Hilaire

Saint Jonspur Sweet
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Type: apple
Saint Julien
Saint Julien
Type: dessert

Synonyms: see Reinette Marbrée

Saint Laurent
Saint Laurent
Type: dessert

Summary: see Saint Lawrence

Saint Lawrence
Saint Lawrence
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white with red stains. Fine-grained, tender and crisp. Juicy, sweet and sprightly.

Synonyms: St. Lawrence, Corse's St-Lawrence, Montreal, Winter St. Lawrence, Saint-Laurent ...

Saint Martin
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Type: cider

Summary: Considered a vintage quality cider apple from the Calvados region of Normandy where it is one of the main ingredients in the making of the region's iconic apple ...

Saint Martin's
Saint Martin's
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is pale greenish, soft. Very sweet and lemony, becoming cloying.

Synonyms: Rivers' Saint Martins. Sometimes called Saint Martin, but this refers to a cider ...

Saint Nicolas
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Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellowish. Firm. Aromatic.

SAJC38R6A74
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Type: apple

Origins: Linda crossed with Jonamac, 1985, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, within the Horticultural Research and Development Centre's fruit breeding program, Canada

Salem Cider
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Type: apple
Salish
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, crisp, and crunchy. Juicy, sweet and slightly tart. The flesh tends to brown quickly when exposed to air.

Synonyms: SPA 493

Sally
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Type: apple
Sally
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Type: cider

Origins: Specifically bred by Liz Copas and Ray Williams at the Long Ashton Research Station in Somerset (U.K.) to provide England's commercial cider industry with a wid ...

Sally Crockett
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Type: apple