Pomiferous

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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.

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: dessert

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: dessert

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

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

Bellefleur de Brabant
Bellefleur de Brabant
Type: culinary

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 ...

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: dual

Characteristics: The flesh is pale greenish white. Sweet-tart

Other names: Black Apple, Fourth of July, Gates, Oxford Black, Oxford Pearmain, Rock

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: dual

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish, firm, coarse-grained and somewhat juicy. Aromatic, sweet, spicy and slightly tart.

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 ...

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

Other names: Braeburne

Bramley’s Seedling
Bramley’s Seedling
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, coarse-grained and firm. Juicy and tart with a distinct lemony apple flavour.

Other names: Bramley, Triomphe de Kiel