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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 Cortland

    Cortland apple


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


  3. 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.


  4. Jonagold apple


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


  5. Suntan apple


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


  6. 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.


  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. 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.


  9. Rubens® apple


    An attractive modern apple from Italy which is now being promoted in European supermarkets.


  10. Photo of Rhode Island Greening

    Rhode Island Greening apple


    One of the oldest American varieties, known since the 1650s, and widely planted in the USA. Its main use is in cooking.


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