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Apple varieties

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  • Fall Pippin  apple

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    Large, yellow fall apple. Good flavor and keeper. Flesh tender, rich and of very good quality. Excellent for eating but especially desirable for culinary use.
  • Fallawater  apple

    Good sauce and culinary apple. Large, green fruit turning to light green upon ripening. Sometimes over 6 inches in diameter. Subacid to mildly sweet flavor.
  • Falstaff  apple

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    Popular garden apple tree, very heavy crops, easy to grow, very juicy.
  • Fameuse  apple

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    A very hardy apple variety. Also known as the Snow Apple of Quebec, from plantings in early French settlements in Quebec.
  • Fearn's Pippin  apple

    An attractive old English dessert variety from the 18th century.
  • Feltham Beauty  apple

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    An early season English apple, ripens in mid-August. The flavour is sweeter than most early varieties.
  • Fiesta®  apple

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    One of the best Cox-style apples, and much easier to grow. Often marketed as Red Pippin.
  • Filippa  apple

    Considered one of the best seedlings of Gravenstein.
  • Fireside  apple

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    Large conical fruit. Green skin with scarlet stripes and sometimes a mottled orange flush. Crisp, sweet, juicy greenish white to yellow flesh. Excellent eating apple.
  • Firmgold  apple

    Flesh is fine textured and very sweet. Good russet resistance. Sizes easily to 3" and hangs well on the tree.
  • Five Crown Pippin  apple

    Medium size. Green.
  • Flamboyante  apple

    A synonym for Mairac.
  • Flamenco  apple

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    A columnar or ballarina style apple variety.
  • Florina  apple

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    Medium to large. Very attractive purple-red over yellow. Medium firm. Aromatic. Keeps well.
  • Flower of Kent  apple

    A synonym for Sir Isaac Newton's Tree.
  • Forfar  apple

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    Versatile cooker, recommended for apple charlotte
  • Fortune  apple

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    A synonym for Laxton's Fortune.
  • Fortune  apple

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    A very good North American eating apple with a "spicy" flavor. Fruit large, with an attractive color. Flesh yellow. Subject to bitter pit.
  • Foster's Seedling  apple

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    A surprisingly good-looking Victorian cooking apple, which cooks to a very sharp puree
  • Foxwhelp  apple

    Dusky red skin, flesh is considered bitter sharp. Strictly for cider.
  • Franklin  apple

    Well-colored fruit. Tender, crisp flesh, mild flavor. Resembles shape of Delicious, but far superior in eating quality.
  • Frauen Rotacher  apple

    Medium sized fruit with greenish-yellow skin flushed and striped with red and with russet dots. Flesh is firm, crisp, white and fine-textured with a sweet subacid flavor.
  • Freedom  apple

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    Good multi-use apple. Medium to large red fruit on almost invisible yellow skin. Crisp, juicy, sweet, good-tasting flesh. Subacid, sprightly flavor.
  • Freyberg  apple

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    The sweetness of Golden Delicious married to strong flavour of Cox - but takes after Golden Delicious. Also known as Freyburg.
  • Frostbite™  apple

    One of the first varieties developed by the University of Minnesota, but only released around 2008. Previously known as MN 447. Frostbite has played an important role in the development of many other cold-hardy varieties.
  • Fuji  apple

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    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.

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