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Types of Apples

Braeburn
Braeburn

Braeburn apples for sale on a UK market stall The 'Braeburn' is a cultivar of apple that is firm to the touch with a red/orange vertical streaky appearance on a yellow/green background. Its color intensity varies with different growing conditions.

Cripps Pink Crunchy and Sweet-Tart
Cripps Pink Crunchy and Sweet-Tart

Pink Lady® was one of the first apples to be marketed under a specific brand name rather than by its variety name. The Cripps Pink apple and Pink Lady apple are a cross between a Golden Delicious apple and a Lady Williams apple.

Crispin
Crispin

The Mutsu (睦奥 ムツ) apple (also known as Crispin) was introduced in 1948 and is a cross between the 'Golden Delicious and the 'Indo' apple cultivars first grown in Japan, and named after the Mutsu Province of Japan. 'Mutsu' is a triploid cultivar.

Fuji
Fuji

The Fuji apple is an apple hybrid developed by growers at Tohoku Research Station (農林省園芸試験場東北支場) in Fujisaki, Aomori, Japan, in the late 1930s,[1] and brought to market in 1962.

Fuji Crunchy and Super Sweet
Fuji Crunchy and Super Sweet

Sauce —Choose sweeter apples if you prefer unsweetened or low-sugar applesauce. Gala, Rome Beauty, Stayman, and Golden Delicious are highly recommended. Juice —Choose a combination of apples to achieve the sweet/tart flavor you prefer. Most apples are good juicers; Honey Crisp is considered a good choice for a balance of sweet and tart.

Gala
Gala

Gala (apple) Gala is a clonally propagated apple cultivar with a mild and sweet flavor. Gala apples ranked at number 2 in 2006 on the US Apple Association's list of most popular apples, after Red Delicious and before Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, and Fuji (in order).

Golden (or Yellow) Delicious
Golden (or Yellow) Delicious

Fruit of the "Golden Delicious" apple tree (Malus x domestica "Golden Delicious") has sweet, yellow skin and is similar to fruit of the "Red Delicious" apple tree (Malus x domestica "Red Delicious").

Golden Delicious Crisp and Sweet
Golden Delicious Crisp and Sweet

Gala, Rome Beauty, Stayman, and Golden Delicious are highly recommended. Juice —Choose a combination of apples to achieve the sweet/tart flavor you prefer. Most apples are good juicers; Honey Crisp is considered a good choice for a balance of sweet and tart. Freezing —(not on chart) Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, Stayman, Jonathan, Granny Smith.

Granny Smith
Granny Smith

Granny Smith is one of the best apples for baking pies. When cool nights precede harvest, Granny Smith apples may develop a rosy pink blush. The Granny Smith Festival is held annually in Eastwood, a suburb of Sydney, Australia, to celebrate the apple. Take stroll over to apple recipes, apple nutrition and apple storage for more apple information.

source: stemilt.com
Granny Smith Crunchy and Tart
Granny Smith Crunchy and Tart

The Jonathan is red with a crunchy texture and a sweet-tart flavor that holds up in cooking. Other eating apples found in stores are Ida Reds, Yorks, Rome Beauties, and Winesaps. Some varieties are better suited for use in cooking, and the premiere pie apple is the Granny Smith.

source: wisegeek.org
Honeycrisp Crisp and Distinctly Sweet
Honeycrisp Crisp and Distinctly Sweet

Most apples are good juicers; Honey Crisp is considered a good choice for a balance of sweet and tart. Freezing —(not on chart) Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, Stayman, Jonathan, Granny Smith. Try a mixture of apple types in a single recipe.

Pink Lady
Pink Lady

Pink Lady® apples are elongated and have an asymmetrical shape. The skin is a vivid green covered in a pinkish blush which becomes a deeper shade of red where the apple was exposed to more sun. Pink Lady® apples have a crunchy texture and a tart taste with a sweet finish.

Pippin
Pippin

The Pippin apple is said to have originated as a chance seedling or “pip” near a swamp estate of Gersham Moore, in Newtown, Queens County, New York in 1730. One of the oldest apple varieties of the United Sates, the Pippin is said to have been a favorite of Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Ben Franklin.

Red Delicious
Red Delicious

The Red Delicious apple is one of the most well know commercially grown apples in the United States. Throughout the years many different varieties have been developed in order to make improvements to the color of the apple as well as make it more suitable for travel and increase its shelf life.

Shizuka
Shizuka

Went apple picking at Smolak Farms in Massachusetts and spotted a row of what I thought were Golden Delicious. Finally came across the sign that said they were Shizuka which I'd never heard of. They were just as delicious as the Goldens and I'd definitely pick them again.

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