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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A.D.W. Atkins
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Type: culinary

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

Aargauer Herrenapfel
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Type: culinary

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

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

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

Abbé Soyer
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Type: culinary

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

Äckerli
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Type: dessert

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

Other names: Äckerliapfel, Aeckerliapfel

Adam's Apple
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Type: culinary

Summary: See White Paradise

Agathe von Klanxb ll
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is Juicy, sweet tart, aromatic.

Ahern Beauty
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Type: culinary

Origins: Grown in northern Ireland since the late 1700.

Other names: Aherne Beauty, Mere de Ménage

Aimée Rabin
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Type: culinary
Alant
Alant
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained. Juicy, sweet with aromas of cinnamon and elfdock (alant in German, aunée in French) from which comes the name of the varie ...

Other names: Aunée, Carrée d'Automne, Edler Prinzessin, Franche-Noble, Fransche Kron., Gelber ...

Alastair Cannon-White
Alastair Cannon-White
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream colour, firm. Rich flavour.

Other names: Alastair Canon, Alastair Cannon, White Lindel

Albury Park Nonsuch
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Type: culinary

Summary: A good dual purpose apple, likely grown Holland during the mid-1700s.

Other names: Albury Nonsuch, Dutch Mignon, Dutch Mignonne, Forfar

Aldenham Blenheim
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Type: culinary

Summary: A mutation of Blenheim Orange.

Aldenham Purple
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Type: culinary

Summary: A redfleshed apple that can be used for both culinary and decorative purposes.

Other names: Aldenham Crabapple, Purple Crab, Rosebloom Crab

Alderman
Alderman
Type: culinary

Summary: This Scottish cooking apple was developed in 1923 or earlier.

Alderton
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Type: culinary

Summary: Judged to be of poor quality and likely no longer grown.

Aldwick Beauty
Type: culinary

Characteristics: Sweet, dry

Alexander
Alexander
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish. Juicy and sweet Flesh is white with a faint tinge of yellow. Coarse texture. Juicy and sweet with winey flavours.. Sweet when eaten fr ...

Other names: Albertin, Alexander the First, Aport, Calville Alexandre, Emperor Alexander, Emp ...

Alfriston
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Type: culinary

Summary: No longer widely grown, but lives on as a popular garden variety in Britain. Great for apple jelly.

Other names: Alfreston, Alfristan, Freen Grove, Green Goose, Lord Gwydyr's Pippin, Lord Gwydy ...

Alma Sweet
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: Very sweet, dry some years and very juicy other years. Flavours tend to be somewhat bland.

Almata
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Type: culinary

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

Other names: Alma Ata

Altgeld's Küchenapfel
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained. Crunchy. Juicy and sweet with vinous flavours.

Altländer Fettapfel
Altländer Fettapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Intense flavour.

Other names: Altlander Fettapfel

Altländer Pfannkuchenapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured and crisp. Sharp and fruity.

Other names: Altlander, Altlander pfannkuchenapfel, Altländer, Echter Altländer Pfannkuchenap ...

Amassia
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine-grained and tender and juicy. Sweet and somewhat tart when first harvest, but becomes more sweet and aromatic without the tartness in s ...

Other names: Amasia, Amassia Muskett, Amasya, Apple of Amasya, Musk Apple, Rose Apple of Asia

Angelner Borsdorfer
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Type: apple

Origins: Germany

Other names: Angeliter Bonsdorfter

Apricot
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Type: apple

Summary: A rock-hard, sweet tart redfleshed apple from Oregon State.