Who doesn’t love the glossy reddish maroon, juicy apples?
Furthermore, is there anyone who has not come across the saying “An apple a day, keeps the doctor away.”
Well surely, the answer is no one.
Apples are one of the most easily available fruits across the world. The types of apple available in various parts of the world might be different but are all loved alike.
Apples grow on deciduous trees. The apple tree is one of the most primitive trees to be cultivated. Astonishingly apple was once considered a forbidden fruit, due to a mythological narrative about the same.
Apple is consumed as is, only the seed of the fruit is discarded. It is not just important as a fruit but forms a base ingredient in various desserts.
Types of Apple
The various types of apples known are:
1) Adanac Apple
It is a yellow-green apple which is medium in size. It is often used in making good quality desserts.
Ambrosia in Greek mythology refers to the food or drink of the gods, and this apple truly justifies the meaning due to its heavenly juicy and sweet taste.
3) Ananas Renette
This is a small yellowish apple which is very appealing to the eye. It has a pineapple-like flavor to it.
4) Apricot Apple
The apricot apple is unusual and is not so famous. This variety is famous for its apricot-like flavor.
5) Arkansas Black
It’s a tart apple which can be stored for long intervals of time.
6) Aromatic Russett Apple
It has a rich flavor with a tangy hint of lemon to it.
7) Aroma Apple
This apple is a native of Sweden and a fairly younger variety as compared to the others.
Its delicate sweet flavor is to die for. The aurora apples are very crispy too.
9) Autumn Glory
The autumn glory apples are generally crunchy. They have unique cinnamon like sweetness to them.
This apple has a sweet taste to it with traces of spice. It is not as popular as it was during primitive times.
11) Belle De Boskoop
A native of the Netherlands, these apples need plenty of water to grow and cannot stand frost at all.
12) Black Oxford
This is a unique purple apple which is round and deep in structure. Its flowers are also black.
13) Black Twig Apple
These apples are big and often very firm. These have tannic juices and are just too tart to eat.
14) Belmont Apple
This apple is yellow in color and large in its size. They have tender flesh and mild flavor to them.
A native of New Zealand, it is a multipurpose apple for good for many purposes. It is crispy, juicy and has a rich, spicy flavor to it.
These are large apples with a poignant acidic flavor to them.
These highly aromatic apples have a dense flesh. They are crisp and sweet.
A unique combination of the orange base with bright red stripes. It is usually firm and sweet to taste.
This type of apple was found around a hundred years ago. It has yellow-green skin with blue and red accents on it. It is a tender apple with a tart flavor.
20) Cosmic Crisp
The cosmic crisp apples are extremely sweet and yet tangy to eat.
The cameo variety of apples is crunchy in its flesh and has a sweet and yet tart like flavor to it.
22) Criterion Apple
These apples are large. They have a tangy tart flavor to them and are resistant to browning.
23) Cox’s Orange Pippin
These apples are a perfect balance between sweet and sharp. They mellow and become sweeter much later in the season.
24) Cripps Pink
This apple is a native of Australia and is a cross between the delicious golden apple and the lady Williams apple.
This is a native English variety which is popular for growing in gardens.
26) Dabinett Apple
The Dabinett apples are a high-quality acidic apple majorly used for making apple cider vinegar.
27) Duke of Devonshire Apple
This variety of apple has a fruity flavor and is known to exist since the Victorian era.
28) Early Gold Apple
Its an early season apple perfect for snacking and culinary purposes.
29) Early Strawberry Apple
The skin of this apple is rich red, and it has a high aroma. The flavor of this type of apple is sprightly with a crispy flesh.
It is a crispy apple with lots of juice in it. It has a sweet-tart flavor with creamy white flesh.
These apples are uniquely sweet, crispy and naturally delicious.
32) Exeter Apple
These apples have a greenish-yellow peel with red stripes. They are crisp, sweet and juicy. They are always known for their sharp flavors.
33) Fallawater Apple
The Fallawater apples are usually big. They turn green from light green on ripening. They have a mildly sweet flavor.
34) Florina Apple
The purple-red peel makes this apple attractive. It has a yellow flesh which is firm in its texture.
35) Franklin Apple
This variety of apple is usually well colored. It is tender and crisp in its flesh. It is a superior version of the delicious apple.
The Fuji apples are a native of Japan and are enjoyed worldwide for their extensive sweetness.
It is an ideal snacking apple which crispy, juicy and sweet to eat. Best to eat raw or for juicing it out.
38) Gold Rush
A hybrid of golden delicious with a mildly tangy flavor is the new gold rush apple.
39) Ginger Gold
This apple is often one of the best early season apples and is a native of Virginia.
40) Golden Delicious
It has a mildly sweet and buttery taste. It is yellow with a tinge of pinkish blush on it.
41) Gold Renette
This is one of the oldest known types of apple. It is dry and has a pleasant flavor to it.
42) Granny Smith
These apples have unique green skin and an extremely tart flavor. Its perfect for those who enjoy extreme tartness.
It has a bold aroma to it with an ivory flesh. It has blue-tinged skin.
This is a super crispy apple with honey sweet taste. It is juicy, and its peel has red stripes over the yellow base.
45) Hampshire Apple
The Hampshire apples are uniformly round with a thin skin and creamy flesh. They are mildly sweet and highly aromatic.
46) Hayne’s seedling Apple
These apples range from shades of green to yellow. They can be stored for long due to their excellent quality.
47) Indo Apple
These sweet apples are a native of Japan.
48) James Grieve
This apple is extensively juicy and is majorly used for cooking purpose only.
This apple has almost yellow flesh. As a fruit, it is crispy, Juicy and has a unique honey-tart flavor to it.
It is a medium-sized apple with a perfect balance in its taste. It has a delicious aroma and is juicy too.
These dense fleshed apples are extremely juicy and sweet with a hint of tart to them.
These apples are available from January to September and are deeply sweet and tart in flavor.
These exotic apples are super sweet, juicy and attractive.
These apples are extremely delectable. They are extensively juicy, crisp and naturally delicious due to their sweetness.
55) Lady Alice
The lady Alice apples are sweetly tart in flavor with a subtle crunchiness to them.
It was bred to fight a disease called the apple scab.
The Lobo apples are a native of Canada. They are usually sweet and aromatic.
A dark red apple with a tinge of purple. It is a tender apple which is usually sweet and mildly tart to taste.
This deep red apple with a rare greenish blush and white flesh has a juicy, tangy and tart flavor.
It is a large apple and can easily feed two people. It has a tangy taste to it.
61) Northern Spy
This apple has a unique tart, but honeyed taste to it and is generally a late seasoned apple.
The Opal apples are juicy, crisp and sweet. They are available from November to March.
63) Pacific Rose
This is a fairly sweet variety of apple with crispiness in its flesh.
64) Paula Red
This apple has a red blush with a back of the yellowish golden base. They are uniquely sweet and tart.
This tropical apple is slightly tart and majorly sweet in its flavor.
66) Pink Lady
This apple may seem tart in its first bite but, leaves a great sweet aftertaste. It has crispy flesh and firm texture.
67) Red Delicious
This apple varies in its color from striped red to solid midnight red unlike other apples it is elongated in its shape. This apple is also crispy and juicy to taste.
The Rome variety of apples is mildly tart and extremely soft. Its softness makes it unsuitable from being a snack.
69) Ruby Frost
These apples have a higher vitamin C content and delayed browning. It has a unique zippy taste.
70) Quebec Apple
It is a perfect hybrid of the delicious and a northern spy apple. It has the features of them both combined in one.
71) Queen Cox Apple
These apples are easier to grow and have an excellent flavor to them.
72) Quinte Apple
These apples have firm flesh and medium size. These apples have a beautiful flushed red skin.
73) Raritan Apple
These apples are red and are often appreciated for their quality.
74) Red Astrachan Apple
These crimson colored apples are perfect for ciders, culinary uses and even for snacking. They are juicy and crisp with a firm flesh which has a good flavor.
75) Red Prince Apple
These apples are deep red and were discovered as a chance seedling in the early 1940’s.
76) Sandow Apple
This apple has a cream colored flesh. It is harder than other apples and is usually enough to make you feel fuller. It is highly aromatic with a distinctly crisp and juicy.
This apple has a juicy, crunchy and sweet flavor and is hybrid of many other commonly available varieties.
This can be considered a better version of the crisp honey apple with the same taste and better disease resistance regarding production.
These apples are sweet and crunchy.
80) Sugar Bee
As the name suggests, these apples are extremely sweet, crisp and juicy. It releases a fresh aroma when it is bitten into.
This type of apple has citrus hints but is usually sweet and crispy.
This type of apple has a crisp flesh with a blushing sweet flavor. It is usually available during September and October.
There are various summer varieties of apple. They usually have a rich flavor and aroma along with a subtle sweetness to them. Some examples are:
- Summer Mac
- Summer Pearmain
- Summer Rambo
- Summer Rose
- Summer Treat
- Summer Champion
84) Taylor Apple
These greenish-yellow apples with a red flush are perfectly sweet and at times mildly bittersweet to taste.
85) Tallow Pippin Apple
These apples are rather big and have smooth waxy skin. They have a coarse flesh and are extensively juicy.
86) Viking Apple
These dark purple apples are bright and appealing to the eyes. These apples are highly aromatic and taste juicy and flavourful especially after being stored for some time.
87) Virginia Gold Apple
These gold apples are bright yellow with a pinkish blush. They have a juicy and crispy flesh.
88) Yellow Transparent
It is a summer apple with a very sweet flavor. Its skin is pale and transparent yellow.
89) Yarlington Mill Apple
These apples have a varied range of taste from sweet to bittersweet and are high-quality apples used to prepare cider vinegar.
90) Yates Apple
These apples are small in size and have yellowish-white flesh. The peel is pale yellow with stripes of red on it.
91) Yellow Ingestrie Apple
These apples are old and attractive. They have a strong native apple taste to them.
92) Zuccalmaglio’s Reinette Apple
These apples have a flushed brown-red skin and have a fine, rich and vivid taste to them.
93) Zestar Apple
These apples have a fine floral touch to their aroma and have a crisp flavor. They are sweet and tart to eat.
Health Benefits of Apple
The Benefits of eating apple are innumerable. Thus, to ease your understanding let us summarise and understand the fact that apples do not have any sodium, fat or cholesterol and are highly rich in Antioxidants, high dietary fiber, Vitamins and water content. Due to such a nutritional value, Apple is often called the nutritional Powerhouse.
They prevent us from chronic diseases, maintains our cardiovascular health, boosts our immunity, controls diabetes, aids in digestion, treats anemia, prevents us from strokes, maintains oral hygiene, and treats asthma.
Consumption of apple also helps in boosting brain health and if all that is not enough then apples also aid weight loss, make your skin look young and toned, delays the process of aging and add shine and glow to your skin.
Well, these are not all but just a few benefits that this wonder fruit provides us with. You must be glad that though addressed as a forbidden fruit, this power pack of health is not forbidden.
Let us conclude with the words of Henry David Thoreau who once said: “Sure, Apple is the noblest of fruits.” After learning about the many types and uncountable benefits of apple you sure must agree with the thoughts of Mr. Henry.
In the end let’s leave you with the same though we began before we dwelled into the type of apples and that was “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away.” So, go grab yours now.