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Ambrosia

Ambrosia apple originating in BC in the 1990s. The original tree was found by the Mennell family of Similkameen Valley, British Columbia, who discovered the apple growing in their orchard.

The Apples are medium to large, weighing about 1/2 pound, and has mostly red, shiny colouration, with yellow area. It has cream-coloured, firm meat with a sweet flavour like of pear and low acidity. Ambrosia harvest is mid to late season. Trees are hardy and no major disadvantages have yet been identified.

Cortland Apple

Cortland is a cultivar of apple, among the fifteen most popular in the United States.

Crab Apples

Malus is a genus of about 40ish species of small very tasty apple trees or shrubs in the family Rosaceae, including the domesticated orchard apple. The other species are generally called crabapples, crab apples, crabs, or wild apples.

The genus is native to the temperate areas of the Northern Hemisphere.

Fuji Apple

The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at the Tohoku Research Station (農林省園芸試験場東北支場) in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s, and brought to market in 1962. It originated as a cross between two American apple varieties—the Red Delicious and old VirginiaRalls Genet (sometimes cited as "Rawls Jennet") apples. According to the US Apple Association website it is one of the fifteen most popular apple cultivars in the United States.

It is named for the town of Fujisaki.

Golden Delicious Apple

Golden Delicious is a large, yellowish-green skinned cultivar and very sweet to the taste. It is prone to bruising and shriveling, so it needs careful handling and storage. It is a favorite for salads, apple sauce, and apple butter.

Granny Smith Apple

The Granny Smith is a tip-bearing apple cultivar, which originated in Australia in 1868. It is named after Maria Ann Smith, who propagated the cultivar from a chance seedling. The tree is thought to be a hybrid of Malus sylvestris, the European Wild Apple, with the domestic apple M. domesticaas the polleniser. The fruit has hard, light green skin and a crisp, juicy flesh.

Granny smith apples

They go from being completely green to turning yellow when overripe. The acidity mellows significantly on ripening, and it takes on a balanced flavour.

Honey Crisp Apple

Honeycrisp (Malus domestica 'Honeycrisp') is an apple cultivar developed at the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station's Horticultural Research Center at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Designated in 1960 as the MN 1711, patented in 1988, and released in 1991, the Honeycrisp, once slated to be discarded, has rapidly become a prized commercial commodity, as its sweetness, firmness, and tartness make it an ideal apple for eating raw. It has much larger cells than most apples, which rupture when bitten to fill the mouth with juice. The Honeycrisp also retains its pigment well and boasts a relatively long shelf life when stored in cool, dry conditions. The name Honeycrisp was trademarked by the University of Minnesota, but university officials were unsure of its protection status in 2007.

Mutsu Apple

The Mutsu (睦奥 ムツ?) apple (also known as Crispin) was introduced in 1948 and is a cross between the Golden Deliciousand the Indo apple varieties first grown in Japan, and named after the Mutsu Province of Japan.[1]

'Mutsu' is a triploid cultivar.[2] It is highly susceptible to the disease Blister Spot.[3]

 

Lady Apple

'Cripps Pink' is a cultivar of apple, from which apples meeting quality standards can be sold under the trade mark name Pink Lady. 'Cripps Pink' was originally bred by John Cripps at the (then named) Western Australia Department of Agriculture by crossing the Australian apple 'Lady Williams' with a 'Golden Delicious' to combine the best features of both apples.

Macintosh Apple

The McIntosh, McIntosh Red, or colloquially the Mac (pronunciation: /ˈmækɨntɒʃ/ mak-in-tosh - the same as Macintosh) is an apple cultivar. The fruit has red and green skin, a tart flavour, and tender white flesh, which ripens in late September. In the 20th century it was the most popular cultivar in Eastern Canada and New England, and is considered an all-purpose apple, suitable both for cooking and eating raw. Apple Inc. employee Jef Raskin named the Macintosh line of personal computers after the fruit.

John McIntosh discovered the original McIntosh sapling on his Dundela farm in Upper Canada in 1811. He and his wife bred it, and the family started grafting the tree and selling the fruit in 1835. In 1870, it entered commercial production, and became common in northeastern North America after 1900. While still important in production, the fruit's popularity fell in the early 21st century in the face of competition from varieties such as the Gala. According to the US Apple Associationwebsite it is one of the fifteen most popular apple cultivars in the United States.

Northern Spy Apple

The 'Northern Spy' apple, also called 'Spy' and 'King', is a cultivar of domesticated apple that originated in East Bloomfield, New York in about 1800. It is popular in upstate New York.

Red Delicious Apple

The Red Delicious is a clone of apple cultigen, now comprising more than 50 cultivars, recognized in Madison County, Iowa, United States, in 1880. As new cultivars with improved color and earlier harvestability have replaced the original cultivar in commercial orchards, the taste and texture of the harvested commodity have deteriorated, and many customers have begun to accept the 'Red Delicious' as being a markedly inferior tasting variety at the food market. Roger Yepsen notes some of its less desirable qualities, "The skin is thick and bitter and has to be chewed vigorously... this apple ranks close to the bottom when cooked... sold year round, so shop with skepticism. Delicious retains its cheerful good looks long after its flavor has departed."According to the US Apple Association website it is one of the fifteen most popular apple cultivars in the United States.

Royal Gala Apple

'Gala' is a clonally propagated apple cultivar with a mild and sweet flavor. 'Gala' apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, after 'Red Delicious' and before 'Golden Delicious', 'Granny Smith', and 'Fuji' (in order).The skin color of the fruit is non-uniform.

Russet Apple

Many apple cultivars have some natural russeting, but some are almost entirely covered in it, notably the Egremont Russet. Russet apples often exhibit a scent and flavour reminiscent of nuts, and are often very sweet. Despite this, modern apple breeders rarely accept russeting in new apple cultivars. The amount of russeting can be affected by various factors including, weather, disease or pest damage and agrochemical applications (e.g., insecticides, fungicides and growth regulators).Russet apple juice from Bolney, Mid Sussex, England, in a glass.Russet apples also go under the name "rusticoat", "russeting" and "leathercoat". The last name was known in Shakespeare's time; for instance, in Henry IV, part 2, Davy says to Bardolph, "there's a dish of leathercoats for you".

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