Apple is one of the widely grown fruits in Northern America and most parts of Europe and Asia. The fruit isn’t propagated in Most African countries because it requires cold conditions for optimal growth. We’ve all taken a bite of apple and before you take another bite, I feel you should know these fun Apple facts. They’ll wow your mind.
- Apples are free from fat, cholesterol and sodium. So anyone can them.
- A medium apple is about 80 calories.
- An apple has about 5 grams of fibre.
- Apples are propagated (planted) by two methods; budding and grafting.
- They are a member of the rose family.
- They come in all shades of red green and yellow.
- They are the second most valuable fruit grown in the United States, the first are oranges.
- About 7,500 varieties of apples are grown in the world
- About 2,500 varieties are grown in the United States.
- Apples are said to symbolise health love and fertility.
- 1 of 4 apples harvested in the United States is exported.
- Most of apple’s nutrients are on the outer layer. So don’t peel your apple.
- It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
- They ripen 6-10 times faster in room temperature than when refrigerated.
- One of the fun apple facts is that they harvested from an average tree can fill 20 boxes that weigh 42 pounds.
- The world’s top apple producers are China, followed by the United States then Turkey, Poland and Italy.
- Apple’s got five seed pockets or carpels, with each containing seeds. The number of seeds per carpel is determined by the health and vigor of the plant. Different varieties have different number of seeds.
- it takes the energy from 50 leaves to produce an apple fruit.
- Apples are grown in all 50 U.S states.
- They usually have a shelf life of over 100 years.
- Apples won’t grow well under hot conditions.
- Apple varieties vary in size, from a little larger than a cherry to as large as a grape fruit.
- The science of cultivating apple is called pomology.
- The largest apple picked weighed 3 pounds.
- Apple trees take 4-5 years to produce it’s it’s fruit.
- The pilgrims planted the first United States apple tree in Massachusetts Bay Colony.
- The apple tree originated in an area between the Caspian and the black sea.
- An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
- Don’t stop eating apples.
- keep eating apples.
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And here we with 30 fun apple facts. Apple is actually a great fruit. So don’t stop eating apples.