Pomiferous

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931
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The fle

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

à Troche
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Type: dessert

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

Other names: a Paquets, Sucrevert, Surre

Aachener Hausapfel
Aachener Hausapfel
Type: dessert

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

Other names: 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.

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

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 ...

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.

Other names: Abys, Brown's Seedling, Bullock's Seedling, Cole's Seedling

Abbondanza
Abbondanza
Type: dessert

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

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

Other names: Abbott, Abbot

Abrika
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Type: dessert

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

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.

Other names: 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.

Other names: 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.

Other names: Äckerliapfel, Aeckerliapfel

Acklam Russet
Acklam Russet
Type: dessert

Summary: Originated during the 1700s in Britain. Extensively russeted and excellent an table apple.

Other names: 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 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.

Other names: pomme d'Adam

Adams Pearmain
Type: dessert

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

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

Adanac
Adanac
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is slightly greenish, somewhat coarse-grained and juicy.

Other names: Originally known as Jack's Number One.

Adenaw’s Rambour-Reinette
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Type: dessert

Summary: This heritage cultivar from northern Germany is juicy, sweet and fine-grained.

Other names: Adenaw’s Rambour Reinette, Reinette d'Adenaw, Adenah

Adersleber Calville
Adersleber Calville
Type: dessert

Summary: Developed in the 1840s, this calville style apple is juicy and sweet with just a touch of refreshing tang.

Other names: Adersleber, Adersleber Kalvill, Lichthardsapfel, Calville d Adersleben

Adina
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Type: dessert

Summary: With a low chill requirement, this cultivar is suitable to warm climates.

Other names: Frankad, Stark Adina, Satark Adina

Adirondack
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Pale yellow. Coarse-grained. Tender, dry. Slightly subacid.

Admiral
Admiral
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is pale greenish, coarse grained, soft. Sweet and aromatic.

Other names: Gloria, Togo of Upton

Admiral
Admiral
Type: dessert

Summary: A Czech cultivar developed by crossing Mira with Bohemia. Released in 2012.

Other names: UEB 3824/1

Adore
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Type: dessert

Summary: See Delfloga

Adri
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained and crunchy. Somewhat dry, sweet-tart with a candy aroma.

Advance
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Type: dessert

Origins: Developed in 1944 by Dr. C.F. Patterson in at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan (Canada) by crossing Columbia and Wealthy. It was releas ...

Other names: A58-308.

African Red
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is light cream colour, fine grained and firm.. Juicy, sweet with very low acidity. up to six months in cold storage with no appreciable loss of textu ...

Other names: Marketed as African Carmine.