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  1. Photo of Cortland

    Cortland apple


    One of the more successful McIntosh offspring, with all the usual characteristics, including the sweet vinous flavour.


  2. Woolbrook Russet apple


    A cooking apple, related to Bramley's Seedling.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. Jonagold apple


    A very popular commercial variety, with a good flavour. Inherits many of the good qualities of its parents Jonathan and Golden Delicious.


  6. 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.


  7. Photo of Ellison's Orange

    Ellison's Orange apple


    One of the best offspring of Cox's Orange Pippin, with a distinct aniseed flavor.


  8. Suntan apple


    Medium-large fruit, gold-yellow flushed and striped orange-red. Flesh yellowish-cream. Firm and fairly juicy. Flesh rather coarsely textured, crisp.


  9. 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.


  10. Chenango Strawberry apple


    Medium to large fruit smooth, yellowish or greenish-white skin striped with crimson. Flesh juicy, mildly subacid, aromatic with a hint of strawberries. Skin smooth and tough. Pick when skin starts to turn milky.


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