Apples ripen six to ten times at room temperature than if they were refrigerated For optimal storage, apples should be kept at 35-40 degrees with relative humidity of 80-90%.
Most apple blossoms are pink when they open gradually fade to white.
Fresh apples float because 25% of their volume is air.
Apples are great source of the fiber pectin. One apple has five grams of fiber
Apples have five seed pockets or carpels. Each pocket contains seeds. The number of seeds per carpel is determined by the vigor and health of the plant. Different varieties of apples will have different number of seeds.
Archaeologist have found evidence that human beings have been enjoying apples since at least 6500 B.C.
Apples are fat, sodium, and cholesterol free.
Apple trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit.
Planting an apple seed from a particular apple will not produce a tree of that same variety. The seed is a cross of the fruit that was grown once and the variety is the cross pollinator.