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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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 ...

Abraham
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Type: dual

Summary: See Danziger Kantapfel

Synonyms: Abraham's Apple, Father Abraham's Apple, Calville de Danzig, Danziger Kantapfel, ...

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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Frankad, Stark Adina, Satark Adina

Admiral
Admiral
Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: Marketed as African Carmine.

Afrigen 1
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Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Garden Beauty

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

Akibae
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Type: dessert

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

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: Aldenham Crabapple, Purple Crab, Rosebloom Crab

Alexander
Alexander
Type: culinary

Characteristics: Flesh is white with a faint tinge of yellow. Coarse texture. Juicy and sweet with winey flavours.. Sweet when eaten fresh, otherwise quite sharp.

Synonyms: 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.

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: 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 ...

Synonyms: Allen Everlasting, Harvey’s Everlasting

Alnarps Favorit
Type: dual

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

Synonyms: Alnarp, Alnarp's Favorite, Alnarp's Favourite, Alnarps Favourite, Favorit, Favor ...

Ambri
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Type: dessert

Summary: An indigenous varietal, highly regarded by apple lovers in India but virtually unknown elsewhere.

Synonyms: Amri

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.

Synonyms: Mennell’s Ambrosia

American Beauty
American Beauty
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish and dense. Somewhat coarse grained and chewy, sweet and aromatic with a vinous flavour.

Synonyms: Beauty of America, Sterling, Sterling Beauty