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  • Calville Blanc d'Hiver  apple

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    The perfect choice for tarte aux pommes, its spicy aromatic flavor makes it one of the world's top culinary apples.
  • Calville Rouge d'Automne  apple

    Large, with characteristic ribbed shape. Skin pale red with a tinge of yellow. Sweet, slight strawberry flavor with tender, juicy flesh. Good fresh and for baked apples, keeps its form with a smooth creamy texture.
  • Cameo  apple

    A modern sweet variety, reminscent of Red Delicious.
  • Campfield  apple

    A cider apple of medium size. Skin is smooth and red, with small indistinct yellow spots and side away from the sun is typically greenish yellow. The flesh is white, firm, sweet and rich.   Form is round, flattened and somewhat sunk at the ends.
  • Candy Crisp®  apple

    Glossy yellow, and generally russet free apple with an extremely mild, somewhat pear-like flavor. Large, conical fruits is occasionally blushed with soft pink.
  • Captain Kidd  apple

    Streaked bright red. Very good flavor, very sweet, juicy.
  • Cardinal Von Galen  apple

    Cooking and juice apple. Large, bright red fruit.
  • Carlos Queen  apple

    Large, green with red blush.
  • Carmeliter Reinette  apple

    Medium-sized, golden fruit flushed red and russeted. Sweet and aromatic.
  • Carolina Red June  apple

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    A synonym for Red June.
  • Carroll  apple

    Excellent eating apple, also for cooking.
  • Catshead  apple

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    An ancient English apple, cooks to sharp firm puree.
  • Caudle  apple

    A synonym for Cameo.
  • Cellini  apple

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    An unusual Victorian variety, primarily a culinary apple but can be eaten fresh. One of the best examples of the aniseed component of apple flavours.
  • Charden  apple

    A modern French apple derived from Golden Delicious but with better disease resistance.
  • Charles Ross  apple

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    Handsome, juicy, versatile English classic - good for old-fashioned English cooking.
  • Cheddar Cross  apple

    Medium in size, flattened shape, and indistinctly ribbed at the eye and on the body. The skin is green and covered with russet. The creamy white finely textured flesh is subacid to slightly sweet in flavor. Savory with mellow acidity; crisp, juicy.
  • Cheerfull Gold™  apple

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    A modern English apple variety, derived from Cox's Orange Pippin and Golden Delicious.
  • Chehalis  apple

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    Large greenish yellow apple, usually with a pink blush on exposed side. Resembles Golden Delicious in looks and flavor but larger, crisper and more elongated. Crisp, cream colored flesh. Medium-fine texture. Sweet, slightly honeyed, juicy eating and baking apple.
  • Chenango Strawberry  apple

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    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.
  • Cherry Cox  apple

    Often shows dark red stripes and splashes of the solid red fruit. Keeps in storage one month longer than others of it's type.
  • Chieftain  apple

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    Fruits are medium in size, round, and bright red. Flesh firm, juicy, white. Flavor subacid, milder than Jonathan but more sprightly than Delicious. Dual purpose, high quality. Keeps well.
  • Chinook  apple

    Small. Cherry red blush over yellow. Outstanding dessert quality. Very long keeper.
  • Chisel Jersey  apple

    Cider apple. Fruit green with red flush. Bittersweet flavor.
  • Chivers Delight  apple

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    Delightful, easy-going apple, sweet, juicy, crunchy - and some aromatic qualities
  • Chivers's Seedling  apple

    A synonym for Histon Favourite.
  • Christmas Apple  

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    A synonym for Lady Apple.
  • Christmas Pearmain  apple

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    Nice apple flavour, sweet but with refreshing sharpness, firm rather than crunchy
  • Christmas Pippin®  apple

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    A modern Cox-style variety, found growing by a roadside.
  • Cinnamon Spice  apple

    Medium sized apple, dark red with some yellow background color. Cinnamon flavored.
  • Civni  apple

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    A synonym for Rubens.
  • Clark's Seedling  apple

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    An English culinary apple from the 1920s, uncertain origins. Widely known as Royal George.
  • Claygate Pearmain  apple

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    A popular Victorian dessert apple, named after the village where it was discovered.
  • Co-op 25  apple

    A synonym for Scarlett O'Hara.
  • Co-op 29  apple

    A synonym for Sundance.
  • Cockett's Red  apple

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    A small but pretty red eating apple from Cambridgeshire, with a somewhat sharp flavour which mellows in storage.
  • Cockpit Improved  apple

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    A Yorkshire cooker, cooks to a sweet puree. An improved version of the original Cockpit.
  • Coconut Crunch  apple

    A crisp, hard, winter apple which has a strong resemblance to Northern Spy, one of its parents.
  • Coeur de Boeuf  apple

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    Another ancient French cooker, cooks to lemon coloured sweet puree
  • Cole's Quince  apple

    Cooking apple in July, eating apple when ripe. Large, ribbed yellow fruit with a firm red juicy flesh. Mild, rich quince flavor and aroma. Very rare.
  • Connell Red  apple

    Very productive, very hardy, large dark red high quality eating apple. Connell Red is a gorgeous Fireside type. A good late keeping apple for northern areas.
  • Coop 31  apple

    A synonym for WineCrisp.
  • Corail  apple

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    A synonym for Pinova.
  • Cornish Aromatic  apple

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    Old-fashioned variety from Cornwall, some pineapple flavours, very enjoyable
  • Cornish Gilliflower  apple

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    An important English apple of the Victorian era, with a good sweet aromatic flavour.
  • Cortland  apple

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    One of the more successful McIntosh offspring, with all the usual characteristics, including the sweet vinous flavour.
  • Cosmic Crisp™  apple

    Marketed as a new non-GMO non-browning apple, Cosmic Crisp inherits reliability and disease-resistance from Enterprise and crisp flavor from Honeycrisp. Originally known as WA38.
  • Cottenham Seedling  apple

    A well-regarded early 20th century cooking apple from the east of England with a good pedigree.
  • Court Of Wick  apple

    Small to medium. Conical. Golden yellow skin, blushed red and spotted with russet. Flavor is strong and fruity.
  • Court Pendu Plat  apple

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    Ancient French dessert variety, rich intense unique flavour
  • Cox Queen  apple

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    A synonym for Queen Cox.
  • Cox's Orange Pippin  apple

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

    Primarily a culinary variety, cooks to a puree with a delicate apple flavour - but can be eaten fresh after storing. Good disease resistance and tolerates a wide range of soil types.
  • Creston  apple

    Does not color well. Softens in storage. Greasy skin.
  • Crimson Crisp™  apple

    Small to medium. Very bright mid-range red over yellow. Extremely crisp. Very good, rich flavor. Sweet/sharp flavor, spicy. Originally known as Coop 39.
  • Cripps Pink  apple

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    A synonym for Pink Lady.
  • Cripps Red  apple

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    A synonym for Sundowner.
  • Crispin  apple

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    A synonym for Mutsu.
  • Criterion  apple

    Larger fruit with dark red skin underlaid with stripes. Crisp pure white flesh resists browning when cut. Tart tangy flavor. Dessert quality. Excellent for eating out of hand, cooking, and cider.
  • Crofton  apple

    Red Delicious shape, Yellow Delicious character. Yellowish green skin with a beautiful distinctive reddish pink blush. Mildly sweet flesh. Good for fresh eating, cooking, freezing, drying.
  • Crofton Scarlet  apple

    A synonym for Scarlet Crofton.
  • Cybele Delrouval®  apple

    An excellent new variety from France - sweet, crisp, juicy - one of the best mid-season varieties.

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