The Apple

The Number One Fruit

Fruit Varities and classification

Apple

Varities- granny smith, fuji, honeycrisp,cameo, Gala

Classification-pome

Description of Fruit

Color-red, green, or gold

shape- Round only to some extent

Taste-sweet,crisp,and crunchy

Distinguishing characteristics- shiny, curvy,and has a brown stem at the top

Nutritional Information-Major Nutrients

Cooking Methods

Baked Apples


Apple Sauce


Freezing Apples

Recipes

Apple Pie

Interesting and Historical Facts

More than 2,500 varieties of apples are grown in the United States, but only the crabapple is native to North America.


Apple trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit


Apples ripen six to 10 times faster at room temperature than if they are refrigerated

Apples: History & Nutrition