AceymacResembles McIntosh in taste, appearance, shape, and flesh. Slightly firmer than McIntosh. Aceymac may be Spartan with new name.
Adams's PearmainClassic Victorian 'pearmain' shape apple with a nutty sweet flavour.
AdanacMedium-sized, yellow-green underecolor with striped red wash. Good dessert quality. The apple name, Adanac, is Canada spelled backwards.
Airlie Red FleshA red-fleshed apple variety from the USA, sometimes known as Hidden Rose® or Aerlies Red Flesh.
AkaneOne of the best early-season apples, better known in the USA than Europe, but would appeal to European tastes too.
AkeroAn heirloom apple variety from Sweden, quite widely grown in Scandanavia, very handsome fruit.
Albany BeautyA red skinned form of Gravenstein.
Albermarle PippinA synonym for Newtown Pippin.
AldermanAn English (possibly Scottish) culinary apple, thought to have originated in the 1920s.
AlexanderAn old and attractive culinary apple, cooks to a puree.
AlfristonA large traditional English cooking apple.
AlkmeneA very attractive early Cox-style apple, slightly sharper than Cox, sometimes known as Early Windsor.
Allen's EverlastingAn old russeted variety from Ireland, and as the name suggests, a good keeper.
Allington PippinA versatile English apple, with a strong pineapple-like flavour, useful for both cooking and eating.
AlmataA red-fleshed apple variety.
AmbrosiaA sweet modern apple variety from western Canada, quite similar to Golden Delicious. Discovered as a chance seedling in an orchard in British Columbia.
Amere de BerthencourtAmere de Berthencourt is a traditional French bittersweet cider apple.
American MotherA synonym for Mother.
American Summer PearmainAn excellent early eating apple, also good for cooking. Medium size, yellow-green fruit is flushed and streaked red to purple red. Sweet, very juicy flesh.
Ananas ReinetteAn attractive small yellow apple, with a pineapple-like flavour. Popular in northern Europe.
AnnaA very early season Golden Delicious style apple variety from Israel, noted for its very low chill requirement of less than 300 hours.
Annie ElizabethA popular English culinary apple, which keeps its shape when cooked.
AntonovkaA popular small green culinary apple variety from Russia. Also of importance as a rootstock because of its ability to tolerate extreme cold.
Antonovka KamenichkaA culinary apple from the Ukraine, possibly a more colored form of Antonovka.
ApiA synonym for Lady Apple.
Api EtoileVery unusual oblate (flattened) shape looking like a rounded star from the end. A little larger than the Lady apple. Excellent flavor - aromatic with sufficient acid and a sweet fruity taste.
ApricotAn unusual and little-known apple variety noted for its apricot-like flavor.
Ard Cairn RussetAn old apple variety from Ireland, with a flavor reminiscent of bananas.
ArgilièreA mid-season dessert apple from the north of France.
ArianeA modern French dessert apple variety, with built-in resistance to scab. Ariane is an attractive red/yellow colour and has a pleasant mild apple flavour.
Arkansas BlackA long-keeping tart apple from Arkansas, USA - which goes almost black in storage.
ArletA sweet mid-season dessert apple, developed in Switzerland and related to Golden Delicious.
Arlington PippinAn attractive yellow/green apple with some red/orange flush. Shares its name with an old Gloucestershire (UK) pear variety.
AromaA modern apple from Sweden, developed during the 1950s.
Aromatic RussetA high quality russet-style variety, sharper than Egremont Russet, with a rich flavour and occasionally a hint of lemon.
Arthur TurnerA well-known early season culinary apple. Cooks to a sweet puree. Grows easily in most situations.
Arthur W BarnesAn attractive and popular mid-season culinary apple, very versatile in the kitchen, cooks to a puree.
AscahireA large reliable dessert apple from northern France with a sharp flavour.
Ashmead's KernelA very old apple variety, with a drab appearance which belies a unique peardrop flavour. Ashmead's Kernel is also one of very small number of English apple varieties that also thrives in North America.
Autumn GoldBright red blush over yellow-green. Keeps better than Golden Delicious.