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Admiration crab-apple

Also known as Malus Adirondack. A dwarf upright crab-apple with masses of light-pink / white flowers.

Airlie Red Flesh apple

A red-fleshed apple variety from the USA, sometimes known as Hidden Rose® or Aerlies Red Flesh.
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Baya Marisa apple

A modern red-fleshed apple variety with a good flavour, developed in Germany, and also known as Tickled Pink.
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Blenheim Orange apple

An 18th century English dual-purpose apple which remains very popular as a garden variety.

Butterball crab-apple

Butterball is named for its bright yellow fruits, which are also good for crab apple jelly.
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Charles Ross apple

Handsome, juicy, versatile English classic - good for old-fashioned English cooking.

Comtesse de Paris crab-apple

A well-regarded late-flowering crab-apple with persistent yellow fruitlets.

Coralburst crab-apple

Malus Coralburst is a naturally compact crab-apple, perfect for patios.

Dolgo crab-apple

Malus Dolgo, also known as Pink Glow, offers early-season white flowers and dark pink fruits.
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Duchess of Oldenburg apple

An attractive early-season apple, originating from Russia in the 18th century, and now quite widely grown in northern Europe and the USA.
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Egremont Russet apple

The definitive English russet apple, with the charateristic sweet/dry "nutty" flavour.
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Elstar apple

One of the best Golden Delicious offspring, the sweet/sharp flavor is more reminscent of Cox's Orange Pippin.

Evereste crab-apple

Evereste is a popular crab-apple with masses of white blossom, then red-yellow fruits.

Golden Gem crab-apple

Golden Gem has bright white blossom followed by yellow crab apples.

Golden Hornet crab-apple

Malus Golden Hornet has pink / white blossom then small yellow crab apples which hang on late in the year.

Gorgeous crab-apple

Malus Gorgeous features light pink blossom and is good for crab apple jelly.
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Greensleeves apple

A good garden apple, with a pleasant but unexceptional flavour.

Harry Baker crab-apple

Malus Harry Baker is a popular crab-apple with intense dark-pink blossom and marroon fruits.
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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.

Indian Magic crab-apple

A superb all-round crab apple, bronze leaves, and persistent red fruits.

Jelly King crab-apple

A compact crab apple, with unusually large persistent fruits - excellent for crab apple jelly.

John Downie crab-apple

John Downie is a good crabapple for making crab apple jelly. White blossom and orange-red fruits.
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Lady Apple

Lady, or Api, is an old French apple variety with a good aromatic flavor, and many decorative uses.
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Laura crab-apple

A dwarf upright crab apple with bronze leaves and crimson blossom.

Liset crab-apple

Malus Liset is a compact ornamental crab apple, with dusky red flowers and small scarlet fruits.

Malus transitoria crab-apple

Malus transitoria is sometimes known as the cut-leaf crab because of the lobed cut-outs on its leaves.

Marbles NUVAR crab-apple

Malus Marbles NUVAR
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Norfolk Royal Russet apple

Norfolk Royal Russet is one of the best-looking russet apples, with a superb rich sweet flavour.
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Opal apple

A modern apple from the Czech Republic, related to Golden Delicious and Topaz.
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Ozark Gold apple

Very similar to Golden Delicious. Flavor is sweet, honeyed, very juicy with little acidity.
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Peasgood's Nonsuch apple

Highly esteemed culinary apple. Large pale yellow-green fruit, deepening to orange-yellow with short stripes of bright red and some russet patches. Good acid-sweet flavor, cooks to a froth.
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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.

Prairie Fire crab-apple

Malus Prairie Fire

Profusion crab-apple

Malus Profusion is a notably compact crab apple variety, with dense clusters of deep pink blossom.

Red Obelisk crab-apple

Malus Red Obilisk

Red Sentinel crab-apple

Malus Red Sentinel has classic white apple blossom and a profusion of tiny scarlet fruits.

Rosehip crab-apple

Malus Rosehip is notable for its large rosehip-shaped red fruits.

Rosette apple

An early-season pink-fleshed apple variety, similar to Discovery.

Royal Beauty crab-apple

Royal Beauty is a compact weeping crab apple with crimson blossom.

Royalty crab-apple

Malus Royalty is an ornamental crab apple with green-bronze leaves and dark red blossom.
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Saturn apple

An excellent modern English apple variety, developed at the famous East Malling research station.

Sun Rival crab-apple

Malus Sun Rival is a crab apple with white flowers, red fruits, notable for its weeping growth habit.

Tina crab-apple

Malus Tina is a naturally compact crab-apple, perfect for patios.

Wedding Bouquet crab-apple

Wedding Bouquet is a crab-apple featuring an abundance of ivory-white blossom.
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Weirouge apple

A red-fleshed apple variety which has been used as the basis for commercial development of new red-fleshed apples.

Winter Gem apple

A late-season modern English apple with a good aromatic flavour.

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