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  1. Photo of Pink Lady®

    Pink Lady® apple


    One of the best-known modern apples, Pink Lady is actually a trademark and the variety is more correctly known as Cripps Pink.


  2. Photo of Cox's Orange Pippin

    Cox's Orange Pippin apple


    This is the benchmark for flavor in apples - from a good tree in a good year it can achieve exceptional flavor.


  3. Honeycrisp apple


    Sometimes marketed as Honey Crisp, this is a crisp, and predominantly sweet, modern variety from the USA. It was developed by the University of Minnesota specifically for growers in cold climates, and is one of the most cold-hardy of apple varieties.


  4. Photo of Jazz™

    Jazz™ apple


    Proof that supermarket apples are no longer bland and boring, Jazz has crisp flesh with a superb rich peardrop flavor.


  5. Photo of Red Delicious

    Red Delicious apple


    One of the most famous American apple varieties, a sport of Delicious, known for its bright red color.


  6. Braeburn apple


    Braeburn was the first of the new wave of bi-colored supermarket apple varieties, and re-established the importance of flavor in commercial apples.


  7. Photo of Gala

    Gala apple


    One of the most widely-grown apple varieties, with a sweet pleasant flavour, and good keeping qualities.


  8. James Grieve apple


    A versatile cooking apple, excellent for juice, and widely used in breeding programmes.


  9. Photo of Fuji

    Fuji apple


    Developed in Japan, but an all-American cross of Red Delicious and Ralls Janet. A very attractive modern apple, crisp, sweet-flavoured, and keeps well.


  10. Photo of Golden Delicious

    Golden Delicious apple


    Undoubtedly one of the most important apple varieties of the 20th century, both as a commercial variety in its own right, and as breeding stock for many other varieties. Very good flavor when home-grown.


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