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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509
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Type: cider
931
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The fle

Synonyms: Morgan Sweet. There is also a Somerset (UK) Dessert/Cider apple that uses this a ...

966
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is yellow, firm, very juicy and sweet. Tangy with a intense fruity flavour. Keeps for about five months in cold storage.

Synonyms: American Plat, American Plate, Balgone Golden Pippin, Balgowan, Balgowan Pippin, ...

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

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 Weinapfel
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Type: cider

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

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, ...

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

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).

Adams Pearmain
Type: dessert

Summary: This is an excellent heritage eating apple and is also used for cider.

Synonyms: Adams, Adam's Parmane, Adam's Pearmain, Adam's Reinette, Hanging Pearmain, Match ...

Aigre de Bray
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Type: cider

Origins: Originated in the Pays de Bray of northwestern France.

Aigre Jaune du Four
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Type: cider
Airlie Red Flesh
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Type: dessert

Summary: A red-fleshed apple found as a chance seedling in Oregon State. See also Mountain Rose.

Synonyms: Aerlie, Airlie, Airlie's Red Flesh, Hidden Rose

Alamaka
Alamaka
Type: cider

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Firm. Bittersweet.

Alatau
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: Red fleshed, quite dark. Very tart

Albertswiler
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Type: cider
Albion Russet
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Type: cider

Characteristics: Lime flavour. Sugar content as high as Brix 21.

Alcadas
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Type: cider

Identification: Small, conic.

Alexis Crab
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Type: crabapple

Characteristics: Sweet.

Synonyms: Sometimes refered to as Alexis, but this is used for a sport of McIntosh

All Doer
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Type: cider

Summary: Ideal for making blended cider, the British apple also makes a sauce with a sweet honey-flavoured finish.

Almata
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Type: dual

Summary: This red-fleshed apple makes great apple sauce, crabapple jelly and has also caught the attention of cider makers.

Synonyms: Alma Ata

Altländer Klunsterapfel
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained and firm. Sweet and verging on sharp, but very mild flavour.

Synonyms: Altlander Klunsterapfel, Klunster

Amanda
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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 ...

Amelia
Amelia
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 ...