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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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.

Other names: American Plat, American Plate, Balgone Golden Pippin, Balgowan, Balgowan Pippin, ...

Adanac
Adanac
Type: dessert

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

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

Ahra
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Type: dessert

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

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 ...

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

Ananas Reinette
Ananas Reinette
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, fine grained, crisp. Sweet-sharp. Its signature pineapple flavour becomes more pronounced in storage. Rich in Vitamin C.

Other names: Ananas, Ananas Renette, Pineapple Reinette, Goldapfel, Kindbetter. Note that the ...

Ananas Rouge
Ananas Rouge
Type: dessert

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

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

Anoka
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Type: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is white with greenish stains. Somewhat dry. Sweet-sharp flavour.

Other names: Champion Supreme

Arkansas Black
Arkansas Black
Type: apple

Summary: Found as a chance seedling in the American heartland, the Arkansas Black is an excellent multipurpose apple.

Other names: Arkansas, Blacktwig, Mammouth Black Twig, Paragon

Arlet
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, fine textured and firm, Very juicy, sweet and somewhat tart. Excellent pineapple flavour with hints of melon and cane sugar. Brix 12. ...

Other names: Swiss Gourmet

Atlas
Atlas
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white with some red staining next to the skin. Coarse textured, crisp, and firm. Moderately juicy, brisk and flavourful. Keeps a month or tw ...

Other names: Red Atlas

B raud
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is crunchy. Tart and fruity

Other names: Beraud, Reinette BŽraud, Reinette dorŽe

Baldwin
Baldwin
Type: culinary

Summary: Originated in the 1700s in the northeastern United States of America, this baking apple is also favoured for cider.

Other names: Butters, Butter's Apple, Pecker, Red Baldwin Pippin, Steele's Red Winter, Woodpe ...

Barry
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish white, often stained red next to the skin. Coarse grained, somewhat firm. Juicy, sweet? tart and slightly aromatic. Keeps up to three mont ...

Beauty of Kent
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish, tender, juicy and sweet? sharp. Wonderful aromas which develop after the apple has been in storage for a few weeks.

Other names: Countess of Warwick, Gadd's Seedling, Kentish Beauty, Kentish Broading, Kentish ...

Belle de Boskoop
Belle de Boskoop
Type: culinary

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish, coarse and firm. Crisp, crunchy, juicy and sweet-sharp right off the tree. Fruity. Aromatic. Very go High Vitamin C content. Brix 12.6, acid ...

Other names: Beauty of Boskoop, Belle of Boskoop, Belle de Booskoop, Boskoop, Booskoop and Bo ...

Belle de Tours
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp and firm. Sweet?tart and fragrant.

Belle Fille Normande
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, tender and dense. Juicy, sweet and slightly tart.

Other names: Belle fille du pays de Caux, Dameret, de Damoiselle, Belle fille de livre

Belmac
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is slightly greenish and firm with a coarse texture, firm and crunchy. Sweeet and sprightly with an aroma of roses. Keeps for up to four months in col ...

Benoni
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Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish, firm, crisp and fine grained. Juicy. Sweet with mildly tart with pineapple flavours.

Other names: Fail?Me?Never

Bethel
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellow, often stained pink next to the skin, somewhat juicy, moderatly tender, coarse textured and slightly dry. Sprightly. Keeps for up to four mo ...

Other names: unknown could this be the Bethal???????????????

Betty Geeson
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, tender, firm. Juicy, sweet and brisk.

Beverly Hills
Beverly Hills
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, very tender, fine textured and juicy. Sweet with wine and strawberry flavours. Sprightly. Very short storage period.

Other names: Beverley Hills

Black Oxford
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white. Sweet tart

Blair
Blair
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm, crisp and fine textured. Juicy, sprightly and aromatic. Keeps up to five months in cold storage.

Blanc Dur (Orne)
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Type: apple

Characteristics: CrispSweet sharp.

Other names: Blanc Dureau, Blandurel

Blue Pearmain
Blue Pearmain
Type: apple

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish, firm, coarse grained and somewhat juicy. Aromatic, sweet, spicy and slightly sprightly. The skin is thick and leathery.

Blushing Susan
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained, crisp and crunchy. Juicy, sweet and sprightly. Slightly pineapple flavoured and aroma. It tends to brown only slightly when ex ...

Brabant Bellefleur
Brabant Bellefleur
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, crisp and juicy. Sweet, sprightly and aromatic.

Other names: Belle de Flandres, Belle Fleur Brabant, Bellefleur Simple, Brabant, Brabant Bell ...

Braeburn
Braeburn
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Crisp and juicy with pale cream flesh. The flavour is sharp and refreshing with a background sweetness. Look for pear-drop flavours. Brix 12.4, acidity 5.3 g/li ...

Other names: Braeburne