Fun Facts About Apples

Fun Facts About Apples

Top Ten Fun Facts About Apples

Facts About Apples You Probably Didn’t Know

When I think about Fall, I think about apples. Apple orchards, apple pie, apple cider, apple crisp… To get us into the swing of the things, here are Ten Fun Facts About Apples, you probably didn’t know.

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TOP TEN FUN FACTS ABOUT APPLES

  1. Apples are actually part of the rose family.
  2. Apple varieties range in size from a little larger than a cherry to as large as a grapefruit. The largest apple ever picked weighed 3 pounds.
  3. A peck of apples weighs 10.5 pounds. A bushel of apples weighs about 42 pounds.
  4. There are more than 7,500 varieties of apples grown around the world. It would take you more than 20 years to try them all if you ate one a day!
  5. Ever wondered why apples float? It’s because 25 percent of their volume is made up of air.
  6. Apple trees can live for more than 100 years.
  7. Only one type of apple is native to the U.S.: The crabapple.
  8. Apples harvested from an average tree can fill 20 boxes that weigh 42 pounds each.
  9. It takes about 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.
  10. The top apple producers around the world are China, United States, Turkey, Poland, and Italy. Apples account for 50 percent of international deciduous fruit tree production.
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