Apple, fruit of the domesticated tree Malus domestica (family Rosaceae), one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. The apple is a pome (fleshy) fruit, in which the ripened ovary and surrounding tissue both become fleshy and edible. When harvested, apples are usually roundish, 5–10 cm (2–4 inches) in diameter, and some shade of red, green, or yellow in colour; they vary in size, shape, and acidity depending on the variety.
There are several varieties of apples. The main varieties are: Golden, Granny Smith, Red Chief, Gala and Fuj
Apple- king of all fruits have long been associated with the biblical story of Adam and Eve. Between the Caspin and the Black Sea, the fruit was originated in the Middle East just about 4000 years ago! It is one of the most favorite and popular fruits ever known. The apple fruit has grown in Asia and Europe for thousands of years and was brought the North America by colonists in the early 1600's. Red Delicious originated on the farm of Jesse Hiatt, in Peru, Iowa in 1875. Red, crisp, sweet.Double Red Delicious apples are available in the fall and winter months.Red Delicious was always a favourite in the fruit trade because it was easy to store. In the past, American packers also sprayed the fruit with an edible wax so it was big, red and shiny.Good source of soluble and insoluble fiber,Vitamin C enriched.Contains heart-healthy potassium.B-complex vitamins (riboflavin, thiamin, and vitamin B-6).ontains Polyphenols which includes flavonols (especially Quercetin, but also kaempferol and myricetin), catechins (especially epicatechin), anthocyanins (if the apples are red-skinned), chlorogenic acid, phloridizin, and several dozen more health-supportive polyphenols nutrients.Delicious and crunchy apple fruit is notable for its impressive list of phyto-nutrients, and anti-oxidants. Studies suggest that its components are essential for optimal growth, development, and overall wellness. Turkey has very good production and can provide, Star King, Red, Granny Smith, Red Chief, Fuji, Golden, Pink and many more varieties.