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Apple varieties

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  • Pacific Beauty  apple

    Large. Limited storage life.
  • Pacific Rose™  apple

    An attractive new late-season high-quality dessert apple from New Zealand.
  • Palmer Greening  apple

    Waxy green-yellow skin shaded red. White flesh with yellow cast. Crisp, firm, tender & juicy. Excellent for eating fresh. Rather attractive in color, quite variable in size. Good quality, but mild in flavor and eventually becoming nearly sweet.
  • Park's Pippin  apple

    Greenish yellow in color, very tart until fully ripe, keeps well. Good for cooking, drying, cider or eating out of hand.
  • Parkland  apple

    Small to medium size. Green to yellow with red striping. Somewhat tart but plain cooking apple.
  • Peasgood's Nonsuch  apple

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    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.
  • Peck's Pleasant  apple

    Translucent yellow skin with blush. Highly aromatic, the flesh is tender, pleasantly flavored and ranks very good to best in quality. Color green becoming bright yellow with orange-red blush, sometimes partly deepening to pink.
  • Pendragon  apple

    An unusual red-fleshed apple from Cornwall or Devon in England. The bark, blossom, and leaves also have a dull-red tint.
  • Perrine Yellow Transparent  apple

    Tetraploid Yellow Transparent. Very big fruit, otherwise similar to Yellow Transparent.
  • Perry Russet  apple

    It is a large yellow green apple often with shiny skin and only occasionally covered with a fine russet.   It has juicy fine grained yellow flesh, rich and acidic in flavor and excellent for pies.
  • Pettingill  apple

    Large fruit with red flush over green skin. Flesh crisp and juicy with good subacid flavor.
  • Pilot  apple

    Large yellow fruit with red stripes and russet specks. Fine grained, crisp and juicy flesh.
  • Pinata  apple

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    A synonym for Pinova.
  • Pink Lady®  apple

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    One of the best-known modern apples, Pink Lady is actually a trademark and the variety is more correctly known as Cripps Pink.
  • Pink Pearl  apple

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    A pink-fleshed apple developed by Californian enthusiast Albert Etter in the 1940s.
  • Pink Pearmain®  apple

    This apple obtains a red striped skin when mature, with an upside-down shape. Flesh is a deeper pink tone which varies with climatic changes. Tart and aromatic flavor.
  • Pink Princess  apple

    A medium sized apple, light green skin turning yellow with a few faint red stripes. Pink colored flesh similar to that of Pink Pearl, but sweeter, with a nice fruity flavor.
  • Pink Sparkle  apple

    Distinctive upside down shape, broad base narrow at the stem. Develops a red striped skin when ripe, flesh is deep pink, but varies according to climate. Tart mildly sweet with distinctive aromatic flavor.
  • Pinova  apple

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    An attractive yellow apple with a pink/orange flush. Crops heavily and stores well. Also known as Pinata.
  • Pioneer  apple

    Light red striping with a yellow undercoat. Rich sweet tart flavor.
  • Pitmaston Pine Apple apple  

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    An old English apple variety with an unusual flavour reminscent of pineapples.
  • Pixie  apple

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    A popular garden variety, and a very good Cox substitute, quite sharp flavour
  • Pixie Crunch™  apple

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    Small, sweet flavored, crisp and juicy apple. Greenish-yellow base color with 90-100% red-purple overcolor.
  • Polka®  apple

    Medium size. Round conical. Dark red blush over green. Sweet. Tastes like the variety Spartan.
  • Pomme Cloche  apple

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    A synonym for Glockenapfel.
  • Porter  apple

    Very good eating, canning and cooking apple. Pure yellow skin with crimson blush, tender, sweet and juicy flesh. Retains its form with cooking.
  • Porter's Perfection  apple

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    English cider apple. Cream coloured, flushed dark red. Bitter-sharp cider blending quality.
  • Pott's Seedling  apple

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    Probably the parent of James Grieve, popular 19th century cooker
  • Prairie Spy  apple

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    All purpose. Red over yellow, attractive large fruit. Some russeting may occur. Excellent flavor, improves in storage. Extra long keeping winter apple.
  • Priam  apple

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    Medium range red over green-yellow. Keeps well through January.
  • Prima  apple

    Medium to large fruit with dark red blush over yellow. Juicy white flesh with mild subacid flavor.
  • Primate  apple

    Highly regarded early American summer eating apple. Medium-large, smooth, light green fruit, crisp, juicy, tart.
  • Princess  apple

    Medium size. Round to oblate round. Yellow to whitish pale yellow skin. Fine, crisp, breaking texture. Very spicy, very juicy, very aromatic. May develop off-flavor in storage.
  • Priscilla  apple

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    Medium in size. 65% red blush over yellow background. Crisp, coarse, mildly subacid. White to slightly greenish flesh. Good flavor and quality. Will store for three months. Fruit hangs well.
  • Pristine™  apple

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    Beautiful lemon-yellow apple with a perfect finish. This high quality apple is very productive and is a good keeper for an early apple.
  • Pumpkin Sweet  apple

    Prized for baking, good for canning or eating. Yellow skin marbled with greenish-yellow and a brown flush. Sweet, nonacid flesh is crisp and juicy.
  • Puritan  apple

    Red skinned apple covered with small white dots. Soft texture, tart flavored.

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