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  • Wagener  apple

    One of the best late fall varieties for dessert, sauce, cider, juice and storage. Doesn't shrivel. Medium sized, glossy green, red flushed fruit. White flesh, very crisp, juicy and tender, resembles NorthernSpy in taste.
  • Waltana  apple

    Medium to large, variable sized green apple with thin red striping and crisp, firm juicy flesh.
  • Walter Pease  apple

    A pleasant flavored apple of good size, attractive appearance and excellent dessert quality, too mild for culinary purposes. Fruits striped red, crisp.
  • Waltz  apple

    Dark red with green. Tastes like Red Delicious.
  • Wantage  apple

    4 or 5 separate distinct flavors and aromas. It is a fall apple and should be picked with McIntosh. Yellow, conical, medium sized apple.
  • Washed Russet  apple

    A very large russet apple. Markings and shadings of yellow and bronze russet with patches of clear shiny skin gave it the appearance of having been washed. Crisp, juicy flavorful flesh useful for eating or culinary purposes. Sometimes develops a pronounced reddish brown cheek when exposed to the sun.
  • Wayne  apple

    Dessert, canning, freezing and sauce apple. Large fruit.
  • Wayside  apple

    Wayside is a mid-season dessert apple, probably a seedling of Charles Ross, which it resembles in appearance and flavour.
  • Wealthy  apple

    Excellent dessert and multi-use apple, picked a few weeks early for cooking. Beautiful fruit ripens to bright red across the surface. Crisp, juicy flesh. Refreshing, sprightly, vinous flavor.
  • Weirouge  apple

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

    A medium-sized late-season cooking apple from Nottinghamshire.
  • Wellington Reinette  apple

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    A synonym for Dumelow's Seedling.
  • Westfield Seek-no-Further  apple

    Creamy yellow fruit streaked red with some russeting. Crisp, tender, juicy and aromatic flesh with distinctive flavor. Not recommended for cooking.
  • Westland  apple

    Large cooking apple. Lightly colored red over pale undercolor.
  • White Astrachan  apple

    Medium fruit size, skin whitish-green. Fine, tender, very white flesh that is sweet, subacid, perfumed. Good crisp very early apple.
  • White Transparent  apple

    A synonym for Yellow Transparent.
  • William Crump  apple

    An intensely flavoured English apple, related to Cox and Worcester Pearmain.
  • William's Pride  apple

    Fruit is medium in size and slightly conic in shape with a rich aromatic flavor. Apples are 70-80% red with excellent eating quality.
  • WineCrisp™  apple

    WineCrisp, formerly known as Coop31, is a modern disease-resistant variety developed by the Universities of Prudue, Rutgers and Illinois.
  • Winesap  apple

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    Often known as Virginia Winesap, a tart small apple, and like many US heirloom varieties, keeps well in store.
  • Winston  apple

    A Cox-style apple, easy to grow.
  • Winter Banana  apple

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    Named for the alleged banana-like flavour.
  • Winter Gem  apple

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

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    A modern English variety, developed as a "traditional" English apple.
  • Winterstein  apple

    Attractive, pink/red late apple that has a crisp, flavorful subacid taste.
  • Wismer's Dessert  apple

    Medium to large yellow fruit shaded and striped with bright red. Intense, rich flavor, sweet-sharp, pineapple acidity. Excellent flavor and exceedingly fine, tender texture.
  • Wolf River  apple

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    Named after the place where it was found. Notable for its very large size, primarily used for cooking. The tree is exceptionally cold hardy and disease resistant.
  • Woolbrook Russet  apple

    A cooking apple, related to Bramley's Seedling.
  • Worcester Pearmain  apple

    A popular early-season English apple, sometimes with a strawberry flavour. Often used in breeding programmes to develop other early varieties.
  • Wyken Pippin  apple

    Small, flattened, greenish yellow fruit. Brisk, densely fruity. Delicious flavor.

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