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All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Apple varieties

  • Idared Apple
    Idared is notable for its exceptional keeping qualities. It has a pleasant mild but undistinguished apple flavor.
  • A very sweet variety from Japan.
  • A Cox-style apple from Denmark, quite popular in northern Europe.
  • Initial is an early/mid-season disease-resistant variety from France, related to Gala.
  • Irish Peach Apple
    A very early season apple, thought to come from Ireland, and a popular garden variety in the UK.
  • Pastel yellow with pastel pink cheek. Quite unusual, sweet-tart flavor with a hint of almond.