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

Apple varieties

  • Jackson's Seedling Apple
    A synonym for Gladstone.
  • Jacques Lebel Apple
    A high quality French cooking apple with a crisp juicy acidic flesh.
  • James Grieve Apple
    A versatile cooking apple, excellent for juice, and widely used in breeding programmes.
  • Proof that supermarket apples are no longer bland and boring, Jazz has crisp flesh with a superb rich peardrop flavor.
  • Choice early fall apple. Thin-skinned fruit, light red with darker red stripes. Flesh is juicy, crisp yet melting. Rich, pear-like flavor.
  • A synonym for Jefferies.
  • Medium sized red apple with yellow/green splashes. Flesh is crisp and juicy with a tart flavor. Does not store well.
  • An attractive unpretentious apple, crisp and refreshing, nice flavour but rather bland.
  • An old English apple variety, possibly from Devon / Cornwall, possibly a cider apple variety.
  • Solid medium fruit, orange red streaked color. Flesh is yellowish white and fine grained.
  • Medium size, bright red, fully or nearly fully colored. Flavor is Jonathan-like, but less acid. Keeps 10 weeks.
  • Jonagold Apple
    A very popular commercial variety, with a good flavour. Inherits many of the good qualities of its parents Jonathan and Golden Delicious.
  • Conical shaped apple with streaky red blush, crackled with russet that masks large tan lenticels. Light Yellow green flesh. Very juicy and sweet, tempered with a little tartness.
  • As the name suggests, Jonagrimes is a cross between Jonathan and Grimes Golden.
  • Jonalicious Apple
    The perfect combination of sugar and spice - taste of Red Delicious and the tart freshness of Jonathan. A crisp texture makes it ideal for eating, cooking or fresh eating. Keeps extremely well. 2½ to 3 inch fruit is bright red with yellow under color.
  • Medium size, firm fruit with 90% dark red color over greenish background. Flesh firm, crisp, high quality with flavor similar to McIntosh.
  • Flavor similar to Jonathan
  • Jonathan Apple
    A classic American variety, and widely regarded as one of the best flavoured with a good sweet/sharp balance. A precocious and productive tree in US apple-growing regions.
  • It has the crisper texture of the Baldwin combined with the Jonathan's distinctive aromatic flavor, and is a brighter red than either.
  • Juicy, hard, red russet. Excellent keeper. Very winter hardy. Makes delicious cider.
  • One of the lesser-known McIntosh-style apples.
  • A synonym for September Wonder Fuji.
  • Very attractive, large, red fruit. Strongly scented with vinous or loganberry flavor; sweet, soft, juicy, white flesh.
  • A new bi-coloured apple from Switzerland, quite similar to Elstar in appearance.
  • Jupiter Apple
    One of the best Cox-style varieties, slightly more robust flavour than Cox