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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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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

Admiral
Admiral
Type: dessert

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

Other names: Gloria, Togo of Upton

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.

Afrigen 1
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, crisp. Sweet-tart and juicy.

Other names: Marketed as Elegant.

Ahra
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is faintly yellow and crisp. Very juicy. Distinctly aromatic, sweet and spicy.

Aia ilu
Aia ilu
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm. Juicy and sweet-tart.

Other names: Garden Beauty

Airlie Red Flesh
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Type: dessert

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

Other names: Aerlie, Airlie, Airlie's Red Flesh, Hidden Rose

Akane
Akane
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp, coarse-textured and somewhat chewy. Sweet-tart and juicy. Very aromatic with a hint of strawberry flavour. Often harvested before its ...

Other names: Prime Red, Primered, Prime Rouge, Primrouge, Red Sky, Tohoku, Tohoku 3, Tokyo Ro ...

Akibae
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is crisp, juicy. Sweet balanced with a slight tartness.

Other names: Akiba

Akiyo
Akiyo
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Slight yellowish tinge. Crisp. Juicy, sweet-tart. Brix 14.0

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 ...

Albion Russet
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Type: cider

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

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

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 ...

Alkmene
Alkmene
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Cream-coloured flesh is fine-grained, crisp, juicy and generally dense. Slightly tart. Look for a honeyed flavour. Very aromatic. Brix 12.9, acidity 6.9 grams/l ...

Other names: Alkemene, Early Windsor

Allen’s Everlasting
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy yellow, fine-grained, tender and crisp. It tends to be a bit on the dry side, but with good, sweet-sharp flavour. Let it hang as long as pos ...

Other names: Allen Everlasting, Harvey’s Everlasting

Alnarps Favorit
Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is soft and juicy. Sweet-tart. Flavour profile is similar to McIntosh.

Other names: Alnarp, Alnarp's Favorite, Alnarp's Favourite, Alnarps Favourite, Favorit, Favor ...

Ambrosia
Ambrosia
Type: dessert

Summary: A sweet, juicy and flavourful eating apple, the Ambrosia stems from a chance seedling found in British Columbia's orchard country.

Other names: Mennell’s Ambrosia

American Summer Pearmain
American Summer Pearmain
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellow, very tender, very juicy and sweet, aromatic and well flavoured.

Other names: American Pearmain, American Summer, Early Summer Pearmain, Summer Pippin, Watkin ...

Ananas Rouge
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish white, stained pink under the skin. Fine grained, firm. Sweet, lightly tart with a pineapple flavour which matures to strawberry in storage.

Other names: Ananas, Red Pineapple, Roter Ananasapfel. Note that the Ananas Reinette and Cloc ...