41 Types of Apples and Their Uses

Apples are one of the most ubiquitous fruits in the world with around 7500 varieties. Of the 7500 varieties, around a third (2500 varieties) are cultivated all over the US. But interestingly, only the Crabapple is indigenous to North America.

Apples aren’t just for snacks. They can be used in baking, cooking, and making cider and oils from apples can also be extracted and used for different flavoring purposes.

Fuji Apple

Fuji Apple has its origins in Fujisaki, Japan. It was created toward the end of the 1930s, and it currently finds use as a flavor enhancer. At first, the Fuji Apple typically has a mild flavor. But as it gets older, the flavor becomes stronger.

Honeycrisp Apple

The Honeycrisp Apple is remarkable for its ability to resist oxidization and maintain its shape. Hence, you’ll find it in various desserts and dishes. The Honeycrisp Apple was created by the University of Minnesota around the 1960s.

Granny Smith

Granny Smith is one of the most readily available green apples. It has its origins in Australia but is now grown in various other countries. Granny Smith is an all-purpose apple, and it is very crisp too.

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