Why don't apples sink when dunked in water?
Ever wonder why there’s bobbing for apples and not other fruit? The apple is made up of about 25% air. That makes them more buoyant and perfect for the watery game. For more fun facts click here...
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What apple was named after a real mountain?
Originally developed in Japan in the late 1930s and named after the famous Mt. Fuji, U.S.-grown Fujis began appearing in markets in the 1980s. Fuji is a cross between Ralls Janet and Red Delicious. This variety´s popularity is skyrocketing, thanks to its sweet flavor and firmness. Fuji apples are bi-colored, typically striped with yellow and red. They are available year round, beginning in September.
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172 foot long apple peel... thats crazy!!
The world’s largest apple peel was created by Kathy Wafler Madison on October 16, 1976, in Rochester, N.Y. It was 172 feet 4 inches long. (She was 16 years old at the time, and grew up to be a sales manager for an apple tree nursery.) (Source: Guinness World Records)... click for more fun facts
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How much space do you need to grow an apple tree?
Apples are the quintessential American fruit. From the tale of Johnny Appleseed to the well-known aphorism ‘an apple a day keeps the doctor away,' we Americans love our apple trees. The versatile plant deserves its reputation, and we think every yard should have an apple tree.
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