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Pomaceous fruit of the apple tree

  • The word 'Apple' comes from the Old English word aeppel. The celtic word is abhall.
  • Apple is known to reduce bad Cholesterol levels in Women
  • An apple contains 80-85% Water.
  • The record for the largest apple picked is weighed at three pounds, two ounces
  • A medium sized apple contains 80 Calorie
  • The skin of an apple contains more Antioxidants and Fiber than its Flesh
  • China produces the world's largest number of apples.
  • Apple is the official fruit of Washington, New York, Rhode Island and West Virginia
  • Out of 7500 varieties of apple, United States of America produce 2500 of them. Apples are grown in all the 50 US states and 36 of them produce commercially.
  • An apple tree takes four of five years to bear its first fruit.
  • Eating more number of apples reduces the risk of developing lung cancer
  • The science of apple growing is called "pomology"
  • Apples are member of the rose family
  • The average size of an Apple orchid is 50 acres
  • Europeans eat about 46 pounds of apples annually
  • The record for the largest apple crop in the US was 277.3 million cartons in 1998
  • Apples ripe 6-10 faster when Refrigerator
  • 36 apples are required to create one gallon of Apple Cider
  • One out of four apples produced in the US is Export
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