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  • Kalei  apple

    A recent disease-resistant introduction from Australia, derived from Gala.
  • Kandil Sinap  apple

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    Tall cylindrical apple. Creamy, yellow porcelain-like skin with red blush. Crisp, juicy, fine-textured flesh, excellent flavor.
  • Kanzi  apple

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    A great modern dessert variety, derived from Braeburn.
  • Karin Schneider  apple

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    A red-colored sport of Ingrid Marie. Medium large fruit, yellow skinned with crimson. Sweet, aromatic flavor.
  • Karmijn de Sonnaville  apple

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    A Cox-style apple from the Netherlands, very attractive autumnal colours, and the potential for very good flavor.
  • Katy  apple

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    A very attractive and easy-to-grow early apple variety from Sweden, properly called Katya - Katy is the anglicised name.
  • Katya  apple

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    A synonym for Katy.
  • Keepsake  apple

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    Unattractive, irregularly shaped, 2.25 to 2.75 inch diameter, 90% red fruit. Fine grained, hard, very crisp, juicy light yellow flesh. Strongly aromatic flavor. Very hardy. Mellows with age. Attains peak fresh eating quality in January or February. Keeps in storage through April.
  • Kent  apple

    Greenish-yellow fruit that is flushed and striped red. Crisp, white flesh that is juicy with a sweet-sharp and aromatic flavor.
  • Kentish fillbasket  apple

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    A 19th century English cooker, "first rate quality" according to Hogg, and as the name suggests, a very large apple
  • Kerry Pippin  apple

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    Small shiny yellow fruit, sometimes striped red. Crisp, crunchy, hard flesh.
  • Keswick Codlin  apple

    An old but ever-popular early-season English cooking apple.
  • Kidd's Orange Red  apple

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    Marries the complex aromatic qualities of English Cox apples with the scented flavour of American Delicious. A good apple for the gardener as well.
  • Kiku®  apple

    A red-sport of Fuji, grown primarily in Italy.
  • King Charles Pearmain  apple

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    An attractive 19th century pearmain-shaped apple with a dull golden yellow skin. The flesh is firm, fairly juicy, and strongly flavoured.
  • King Cole  apple

    Bright red Jonathan flush, smooth skinned dessert variety. Good brisk tasting fruit, keeps until January.
  • King David  apple

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    A good quality American apple variety, notable for its resistance to fireblight.
  • King Luscious  apple

    Very large apple. Streaky, somewhat dull red over yellow green. Yellowish-white, fine-grained, crisp and juicy flesh.
  • King of the Pippins  apple

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    A good early/mid-season dual-purpose variety, thought to originate from 18th century France (where it is known as Reine de Reinettes) but widely grown in England since Victorian times.
  • King of Tompkins County  apple

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    An old American variety from New Jersey. The fruit is very large, and keeps well.
  • King's Acre Pippin  apple

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    A good late-season English dessert apple, with a strong flavour. Keeps well.
  • Kingston Black  apple

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    An important English hard-cider apple variety, producing a bittersharp juice.
  • Kinsei  apple

    Large blushed yellow apple that is sweet and firm. Some calyx russetting can occur in warmer districts. Storage is rated excellent.
  • Kirton Pippin  apple

    A synonym for Broad-eyed pippin.
  • Knobbed Russet  apple

    Green and yellow fruit, sometimes scarlet streaked in the sun. Uneven surface is overlaid with rough gray and black russet, welts and knobs; worthy of its name. Crisp, rich, sugary, highly flavored flesh of the highest quality.

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