How to Choose the Right Apple (Infographic)

Fall is here, and you know what that means – apples! Lots of ‘em. So how do you choose what type to get? Slate asked Andrew Mikolajski, author of The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples, his recommendations for which apples to choose for various situations, both practical and silly. Here’s what they came up with:

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308 comments

Kathy Perez
Kathy Johnson4 years ago

complicated. throw it? really? lol. thanks

Emefa Dekonor
Emefa Dekonor4 years ago

thank you

Elizabeth O.
Elizabeth O.4 years ago

Thanks for sharing.

Teri P.
Teri P.4 years ago

Gives me ideas about the different apples I have yet to try! Thanks.

Fran F.
Fran F.4 years ago

Unfortunately I haven't been able to find Gravensteins here in Portland, OR for several years, but their complete demise would probably be news to Sonoma County, CA, where the annual Gravenstein apple fair was held in August this year.

http://www.gravensteinapplefair.com/

Veronica C.
Veronica C.4 years ago

Wow, that's complicated!

Julie W.
Jules W.4 years ago

Very interesting chart, thanks.

Walter G.
Walter G.4 years ago

Choosing the 'right apple' here in the Philippines involves choosing from what is available, and what is not going soft or beginning to rot.

Galas are about teh best we have here, and Red delicious? forget it, the skins could cover cricket balls!

Alison A.
Alison A.4 years ago

Thanks for posting.

Sandi C.
Sandi C.4 years ago

Thanks.