Apple Varieties

By National Horticulture Board on 28 Apr 2016 | read


Red Delicious (Mid season)

Area : Himachal Pradesh Widely planted cultivar, fruits are large, oblong conical; skin smooth, bright-dark red color,sometimes striped; pulp creamy white, tender, crisp, mildly sweet and juicy; available year-round and is mainly grown for table purpose.

Golden Delicious (Late Season)

Area : Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal PradeshModerately vigorous of trees; fruits medium-large, oblong, skin golden yellow with russetted prominent small dots scattered all over; pulp creamy white, firm, crisp, mildly sweet; available year-round. It is used for table and processing purpose.


Area : Himachal Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh. Vigorous growth of trees; fruit medium, oblate round, skin smooth with shining carmine color on a pale green background; pulp white, tender, crisp, juicy; sweet with a good acid blend and mild flavor;susceptible to scab.

Chaubattia Anupam

Area : Uttar Pradesh.The variety produces medium sized fruits, which are shining yellow with red strips. Fruits have crispy white flesh with a sweet taste. The fruits of this variety have a distinct aromatic flavor.

Lal Ambri

Area : Jammu & KashmirIt is a cross between Red Delicious and Ambri. Skin is smooth, bright-dark red color; pulp creamy white, tender, crisp, mildly sweet and juicy. Variety has an excellent keeping quality.

Exotic Varieties


Table purpose

Golden delicious, Braeburn, Mongendy, Lonas Gold, Gloster, Jonathan, Fuji, Pink Lady, Red Delicious, Granny, Golden Supreme Pink Lady.


Speckle, Glala.


Table purpose

Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Gala Sales, Fuji, Washington, Red Delicious, McIntosh, Empire,Jonathan, Liberty.


Delicious, Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty, York Imperial, Stayman Winesap, Northern Spy, Rhode Island, Greening, Winesap, Idared, Spartan, Prima, Priscilla, Sir, Prize, Freesom, Redfree.

Table & Processing

McIntosh, Cortland, Granny Smith, Redfree.


Table & Processing

Delicious, Golden Li 85-50, Wellspur Delicoius


Table & Processing

Gloster, Tonagold



Colapuis, Cabarett, Reinette de Flandres


Table & Processing

Bolero, Maypole, Polka, Walts


Table Purpose

McIntosh, Empire