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Benefits of including Apple in our diet. Benefits </>
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Main Health Benefits of Apple. Health Benefits
Supports healthy Liver function, Heart care, Increases metabolic rate, Neutralizes irritable bowel syndrome, Helps Prevent cataract, Prevents constipation, Prevents gall stones, Prevents high blood pressure, Helps prevent Parkinson's disease, Reduces risk of asthma, Treatment of alzheimer's disease, Diarrhea treatment and Cancer prevention
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Other General benefits of consuming Apple. General Benefits
Boosts immune system, Helps in weight loss, Maintains healthy cholesterol level and Whitens teeth
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Benefits of Apple for skin. Skin Benefits
Anti-aging benefits, Brightens and lightens complexion, Hydrates skin, Treatment of acne, Treatment of dark spots and Treatment of puffy eyes
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Benefits of Apple for hair. Hair Benefits
Prevents hair loss, Promotes longer and healthier hair, Regulates hair growth and Treatment of dandruff
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Allergy of fruits is defined as the damaging Immune response by the body to certain fruits. Apple Allergy
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Allergy symptoms of Apple fruit. Allergy Symptoms
Abdominal Pains, Itching, Swelling Of Mouth, Tongue Or Lips and Vomiting
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Undesirable effects of Apple on body. Side Effects
Allergic Reaction and May Consist Of Poisonous Seeds
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It tells you whether Apple is allowed for following conditions or not. Recommeded for
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Know whether Apple is allowed for pregnant women or not. Pregnant Women
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Know whether Apple is allowed for lactating women or not. Lactating Women
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Best time to eat Apple. Best Time to Eat
  • Any time except an hour after meal
  • Best if taken as a breakfast (or empty stomach)
  • Don't consume at night and before bed
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Nutrition is the process of obtaining food or nutrients necessary for growth and health. Nutrition </>
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Serving size of Apple is the amount for which the nutrients present in Apple are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Organic compounds that include sugars, starch and cellulose. Carbs are the primary source of energy. Carbs
13.81 g
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Indigestible part of food that is obtained from plants. Fibers contain substances like cellulose, lignin, pectin and is Important for blood sugar control, Heart health, Skin health, weight loss etc. Fiber
2.40 g
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These are soluble, crystalline, sweet-tasting carbohydrates found in living tissues. Sugar
10.00 g
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20
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Proteins are molecules composed of one or more long chains of amino acids and are necessary for proper functioning of body cells. Protein
0.30 g
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53
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Protein to Carb Ratio. Protein to Carb Ratio
0.02
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26
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Vitamins are organic compounds and a source of essential amino acids to the body. Vitamins
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A type of Vitamin needed for vision, healthy skin, mucous membranes, bone and tooth growth and to immune system health. Vitamin A (Retinol)
3.00 mcg
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It is a part of an enzyme needed for energy metabolism and is Important for nerve functioning. Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)
0.00 mg
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46
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Part of an enzyme important for normal vision and skin health. Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
0.00 mg
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45
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A Vitamin belonging to Vitamin B complex which aids in better blood circulation and energy. Higher amounts of Niacin improves cholesterol levels and lowers cardiovascular risks. Vitamin B3 (Niacin)
0.10 mg
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Part of an enzyme important for nervous system, digestive system, and skin health. Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid)
0.10 mg
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48
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Part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism and helps in making red blood cells. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxin)
0.00 mg
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Part of an enzyme needed for making DNA and new cells, especially red blood cells. Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
3.00 mcg
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An Antioxidant and part of an enzyme needed for protein metabolism. It’s Important for immune system health and aids in iron absorption. Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)
4.60 mg
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60
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An Antioxidant and protects cell walls. Vitamin E (Tocopherole)
0.20 mg
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29
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Part of an enzyme needed for proper blood clotting. Vitamin K (Phyllochinone)
2.20 mcg
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A type of carotenoid composed of long chain of eleven conjugated double bonds which prevents heart diseases and certain types of cancers. Lycopene
0.00 mcg
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These are two types of carotenoids which are yellow to red pigments found in fruits and vegetables. Important for antioxidant functions in the body. Lutein+Zeaxanthin
29.00 mcg
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A highly basic compound important in the synthesis and transport of lipids in the body. Choline
3.40 mg
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Fats are group of natural esters of glycerol and various fatty acids. Fat
0.20 g
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Minerals are solid, naturally occurring inorganic substances that are found in fruits. Minerals
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Potassium helps to maintain the proper acid to base ratios in the body and plays an important role in synthesizing proteins from amino acids. Potassium
107.00 mg
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Iron helps our red blood cells for transportation of oxygen to all parts of the body. Regulates cell growth and cell differentiation. Iron
0.10 mg
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Sodium helps nerve and muscle function and maintains the balance of fluids in body. Sodium
1.00 mg
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20
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Helps to maintain healthy teeth and bones. Also necessary for proper functioning of heart, muscles and nerves. Calcium
6.00 mg
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A type of mineral which helps in normal functioning of muscles and nerves. Also helps regulate the heart beat and to keep bones stronger. Magnesium
5.00 mg
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30
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A type of mineral important to increase the immunity of body and is used to make proteins and DNA. Zinc
0.00 mg
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30
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Phosphorus is very important for the formation of bones and teeth. Phosphorus
11.00 mg
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35
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Type of mineral needed for enzyme structure. Helps to maintain healthy bone structure & protects skin against UV light. Manganese
0.00 mg
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60
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Copper is needed for synthesis of hemoglobin and proper Iron metabolism. Copper
0.00 mg
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52
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Being an Antioxidant, selenium plays a key role in the body’s detoxification system. Selenium
0.00 mcg
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They are carboxylic acids which consist of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those present as esters in fats and oils. Fatty Acids
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Type of fatty acid which lowers the levels of cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoproteins) in the blood. Omega 3s
9.00 mg
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Type of fatty acid which plays an important role in cell regulation, structure and protection. Omega 6s
43.00 mg
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They are naturally occurring unsaturated steroid alcohols, typically waxy solids. Important for cell signalling and membrane stability. Sterol
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They are plant sterols and stanols that regulate the absorption of cholesterol from the small intestine and lower LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol in humans. Phytosterol
12.00 mg
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Amount of water present in 100 gm of Fruits. Water Content
85.60 g
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Mineral nutrients (like calcium, phosphorous, zinc, iron, etc.) make up ash. It is the ultimate residue of food combustion. Ash
0.20 g
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It’s an amount of energy that food provides to our body to fuel the metabolic processes. Calories </>
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Serving size of Apple is the amount for which the calories present in Apple are measured. Serving Size
100 g
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits with peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit with Peel
52.00 kcal
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Amount of calories present in fresh Fruits without peel. Calories in Fresh Fruit without Peel
48.00 kcal
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Calories present in frozen Fruits. Calories in Frozen Form
48.00 kcal
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Calories present in dried Fruits. Calories in Dried Form
243.00 kcal
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Calories present in canned Fruits. Calories in Canned Form
67.00 kcal
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Calorie count of different Apple items is mentioned ahead. Calories in Foods
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Calorie content in Apple juice. Calories in Juice
47.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Apple jam. Calories in Jam
200.00 kcal
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Calorie content in Apple Pie. Calories in Pie
265.00 kcal
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Features of Apple that make it unique from the other fruits. Characteristics </>
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Category to which Apple belongs! Type
Tree Fruit
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Time of the year when Apple is available. Season
All Seasons
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Different types of Apple. Varieties
Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith, Arkansas Black, Sampion, Pink Lady, Cameo, Jonagold, Mc Intosh, Ananasrenette, Lobo, Pacific Rose, Yellow transparent and Bramley
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It tells you whether the fruit is available in seedless form or not. Seedless Variety
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Different colors in which Apple is found. Color
Green, Red and Yellow
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The color observed after peeling/cutting a fruit. Inside Color
White
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External appearance of Apple. Shape
Round
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How Apple feels in your mouth! Texture
Crunchy
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Taste of Apple. Taste
Sweet and Sweet-Sour
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The place where scientists have traced the genesis of Apple. Origin
Central Asia and Middle East Asia
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It gives you an idea about the growing environment required needed for the fruit. Grows on
Trees
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Cultivation is defined as the process of production of food by preparing the land to grow crops. Apple Cultivation
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Type of soil required for proper cultivation of Apple. Soil Type
Loam
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It gives the range of pH level of soil. Soil pH
6-7
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Environmental Conditions required to grow Apple. Climatic Conditions
Cold
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Interesting facts about Apple. Facts </>
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Unique and engaging Information about Apple. Facts about Apple
  • Apples can be as small as a pea and as big as a pumpkin.
  • There are more than 8000 varieties of apples.
  • Life of an Apple tree can be more than 100 years.
  • Apples contain 25% air, therefore they float in water.
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It will tell you whether following beverages can be made from Apple or not. Apple In Alcoholic Beverages
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Wine made from Apple. Wine
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Use of Apple in Beer. Beer
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Know whether spirits can be made with Apple or not. Spirits
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Know whether cocktails can be made with Apple or not. Cocktails
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Names of major countries known for growing Apple. Production
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Country that ranks first in gross production of Apple. Top Producer
China
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Other countries that are known producers of Apple. Other Countries
Chile, France, India, Iran, Italy, Poland, Russia, Turkey and United States Of America
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Country which imports Apple on a large scale. Top Importer
Russia
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Country which exports Apple on largest scale Top Exporter
China
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A recognized latin name given to fruits, consisting of a genus and species. Scientific name helps avoiding misunderstandings which can arise by common names. Scientific Name </>
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Botanical Name of Apple. Botanical Name
Malus Domestica
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The alternate name of Apple. Synonym
Malus Communisย or Malus Pumila or Pyrus Malus
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Scientific Classification or Taxonomy is the science of defining groups of living things on the basis of shared characteristics. Classification </>
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A domain of organisms having cells each with a distinct nucleus within which the genetic material is contained. Domain
Eukarya
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A Taxonomic category which groups together all forms of life having certain fundamental characteristics in common. Kingdom
Plantae
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A taxonomic category of related organisms constituting a major division of a kingdom. Subkingdom
Tracheobionta
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A rank that if treated as a division of a genus is deemed to be of subgeneric rank for the nomenclature purpose. Division
Magnoliophyta
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It is a taxonomic group comprised of organisms that share a common attribute. Class
Magnoliopsida
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A taxonomic category of organisms, a subdivision of a class which ranks above an order. Subclass
Rosidae
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Its nothing but a taxonomic rank used in the classification of organisms and recognized by the nomenclature codes. Order
Rosales
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Taxonomic category which groups one or more genera, especially sharing a common attribute. Family
Rosaceae
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A category of biological classification ranking between the family and the species, comprising structurally or phylogenetically related species or an isolated species exhibiting unusual differentiation. Genus
Malus
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It is a group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. Species
M. domestica
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Generic group of Apple. Generic Group
Rose
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What are the General Benefits of Apple?

Significance of fruits in human diet is well recognized and these natural foods are equally appreciated for their high nutritional value. Talking about Apple Nutrition, it is full of vital nutrients required for our overall fitness and health. What are the general benefits of Apple? Some of the general health benefits of this fruit are: supports healthy liver function, heart care, increases metabolic rate, neutralizes irritable bowel syndrome, helps prevent cataract, prevents constipation, prevents gall stones, prevents high blood pressure, helps prevent parkinson's disease, reduces risk of asthma, treatment of alzheimer's disease, diarrhea treatment and cancer prevention. Fruits also contribute well as a remedy for various hair problems. The hair benefits of this fruit are: prevents hair loss, promotes longer and healthier hair, regulates hair growth and treatment of dandruff. Intolerance to certain fruits or their excess consumption can lead to allergies or side effects. The side effects of this fruit are allergic reaction and may consist of poisonous seeds. Therefore, despite the taste and nutritional value of fruits, it is essential to consume them as per our health requirement. Keep reading to learn about Apple fruit which includes its nutrition, taxonomy, benefits and unique facts!

Nutrition details of Apple

It is important to know the nutrition details of Apple to get a thorough understanding about its benefits. How many calories are present in this fruit? Calories are responsible for the energy we obtain from fruits. Talking about Apple fruit, for a serving size of 100 g, the amount of calories in fresh fruit without peel is: 52.00 kcal and calories in frozen fruit are 48.00 kcal. Thus, we can say that Apple belongs to Low Calorie Fruits. Taking calories in foods into consideration, calorie content in Apple jam is 200.00 kcal. For 100 g of serving size, the amount of carbs in Apple are 13.81 g. Fibers are the integral part of fruit nutrition. The fiber content of this fruit is 2.40 g. Fruits high in Vitamin C are always recommended by doctors and dietitians. Ascorbic Acid or Vitamin C in Apple in 4.60 mg. Talking about the essential minerals, the amount of potassium and calcium present are 107.00 mg and 6.00 mg.

Apple Taxonomy

Apple taxonomy refers to the botanical classification of this fruit. The botanical name of Apple fruit (Malus Domestica) holds great importance in Scientific Classification of Apple as it is a combination of genus (Malus) and species (M. domestica). The class and subclass of this fruit is Magnoliopsida and Rosidae. Family is a major taxonomic rank in classification of a fruit and is classified between order and genus. Family of Apple is Rosaceae. Fruits with similar family possess similar characteristics.

Interesting facts about Apple

Fruits have been a prominent part of human diet since ages! We eat fruits in raw, stored, canned form and even use them in various recipes. All of us have a basic idea about the characteristics of this fruit but there are some interesting facts about Apple that are still unknown to many of us. Some of the intriguing Apple Facts are:

  • Apples can be as small as a pea and as big as a pumpkin.
  • There are more than 8000 varieties of apples.
  • Life of an Apple tree can be more than 100 years.
  • Apples contain 25% air, therefore they float in water.

Nowadays, hybridization of fruits has given rise to different varieties of fruits. The varieties of this fruit are Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith, Arkansas Black, Sampion, Pink Lady, Cameo, Jonagold, Mc Intosh, Ananasrenette, Lobo, Pacific Rose, Yellow transparent and Bramley. It is not available in seedless variety.