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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310
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is ???????????? and sharp.

Other names: Dr. Clifford

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

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

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 ...

Albury Park Nonsuch
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Type: culinary

Summary: A good dual purpose apple, likely grown Holland during the mid-1700s.

Other names: Albury Nonsuch, Dutch Mignon, Dutch Mignonne, Forfar

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 ...

Alma Sweet
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Type: culinary

Characteristics: Very sweet, dry some years and very juicy other years. Flavours tend to be somewhat bland.

Almata
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Type: culinary

Summary: This redfleshed apple makes great apple sauce, crabapple jelly and has also caught the attention of cider makers.

Other names: Alma Ata

Altländer Fettapfel
Altländer Fettapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Intense flavour.

Other names: Altlander Fettapfel

Altländer Pfannkuchenapfel
Type: culinary

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured and crisp. Sharp and fruity.

Other names: Altlander, Altlander pfannkuchenapfel, Altländer, Echter Altländer Pfannkuchenap ...

American Grindling
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is coarse?grained, soft. Very sharp

Anna
Anna
Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream white, firm, juicy. The flavour is sweet and sprightly when the fruit is allowed to ripen on the tree. Requires careful monitoring since it g ...

Antonovka
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, coarse textured and tender. Moderately juicy, slightly brisk and quite aromatic.

Other names: Antenovka, Antoni, Antonovca, Antonovka obiknovennaia, Antonovka obyknovennaya, ...

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

Arthur Turner
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is pale cream in colour and coarse grained. Dry and acidic.

Other names: Turner's Prolific

Arthur W. Barnes
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, fine?grained and crisp. Very juicy and tart.

Other names: A.W. Barnes

Ashmead’s Kernel
Ashmead’s Kernel
Type: apple

Characteristics: Mouth puckering when first picked but once it has aged, the yellowish flesh is crisp and firm, juicy with a good balance between sweetness and acidity. Peardrop ...

Other names: Ashmead, Aschmead’s Kernel, Aschmead’s Seedling, Ashmead’s Seedling, Doctor Ashm ...

Astrachan Large
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Type: apple

Characteristics: sharp

Other names: Atrachan Large Fruited

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

Baron Wood
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is cream coloured. Sharp, but intensely flavoured.

Bassard
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, coarse?grained, firm and crisp. Acidic.

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 ...

Beauty of Moray
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is white, crisp. Acidic.

Beauty of Stoke
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is firm and sweet

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

Belle Flavoise
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is tinged greenish, tender. Juicy, crisp and quite sharp.

Other names: Yellow Bellflower, incorrectly.