Pomiferous

Welcome to the world's most extensive apples (pommes) database.

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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Amur Red
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Type: apple

Origins: Thought to be a seedling of Amur, released by Harold Orchard, Miami, Manitoba (Canada) in 1940

Benham
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, tender, fine grained and juicy. Sweet and nutty when fully ripened. Fruit is slow to turn brown once cut open.

Other names: Claiborne, Benum, Brown, Yearry, Nat Ewing

Lacy
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Tender, fine grained and juicy.

Porter
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Type: apple

Summary: An excellent American cooking apple discovered as a chance seedling in the early 1800s.

Other names: Jennings, Porter’s, Yellow Summer Pearmain

Pound Sweet
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured, firm, crisp. Juicy and very sweet with very little acidity and mild flavour.

Other names: Pound Sweeting, Pumpkin Sweet, Pumpkin Sweeting, Rhode Island Sweet, Round Sweet ...

Pumpkin Sweet
Pumpkin Sweet
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream colour, medium textured, firm and tender. Moderately juicy, very sweet and slightly t

Other names: Lyman's, Lyman’s Large Yellow, Lyman’s Pumpkin Sweet, Pound Sweet, Pumpkin Sweet ...

Robin
Robin
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish and very firm. Juicy, slightly tart and astringent. Keeps about a month in cold storage.