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Where do apple trees grow in the US?

Last Updated: 24th February, 2020

The top apple producing states are Washington, New York, Michigan,Pennsylvania, California and Virginia. In 2006, 58% of apples produced in the United States were produced in Washington, 11% in New York, 8% in Michigan, 5% in Pennsylvania, 4% in California and 2% in Virginia.

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Similarly, you may ask, what US states grow apples?

While commercially the fruit is grown in 36 states, apples are actually grown in all 50 states. The top producing states include Washington, New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, California and Virginia. The apple blossom is actually the state flower of Michigan.

where and how are apples produced? Top Apple Producing Countries In The World

Rank ?Country Apples Produced (Tonnes)
1 China 44,447,793
2 United States 4,649,323
3 Poland 3,604,271
4 Turkey 2,925,828

Subsequently, one may also ask, where do apple trees grow?

Apple trees are cultivated worldwide and are the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today. Apples have been grown for thousands of years in Asia and Europe and were brought to North America by European colonists.

Can you grow an apple tree from an apple?

To grow an apple tree from a seed, first get seeds from 2 different kinds of apples and dry them completely. Then cover them with a damp paper towel and put them in an airtight container. After 70-80 days, take your seeds from the refrigerator and plant them in a pot.

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Haider Molina Prados

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Which state grows the best apples?

The top apple producing states are Washington, New York, Michigan,Pennsylvania, California and Virginia. In 2006, 58% of apples produced in the United States were produced in Washington, 11% in New York, 8% in Michigan, 5% in Pennsylvania, 4% in California and 2% in Virginia.

Gergina Gascue

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Which state in the US grows the most apples?

But in general the most apple producing states are Washington, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York and California. So it might turn out you are eating an apple from any of these states. Washington accounts for almost 65% of apple production in US and is followed by New York.

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How large is a bushel of apples?

A bushel of apples typically holds about 125 medium apples. That's enough to make 15 (or more) quarts of applesauce or around 15 apple pies. If you eat one apple a day, a bushel will last you for three months. A bushel of peaches is defined as 50 pounds in Georgia.

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Norine Keun

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Is it good to eat an apple everyday?

An apple a day might not keep the doctor away, but each sweet, crispy crunch could promote weight loss and support the body's efforts to combat disease. That's because apples are rich in fiber as well as phytonutrients and antioxidants.

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Jara Macarron

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Where are pink lady apples grown in the US?

Pink Lady® apples are grown all over the world, but Stemilt grows them in Washington State, primarily in the central region of the state.

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Do I need 2 apple trees to get fruit?

Most apple varieties do not pollinate themselves or any flowers of the same apple variety; this requires planting at least two different apple tree varieties close to one another so that the bees can pollinate. (There are actually some self-pollinating apple tree varieties if you are really short on space.

Mbemba Merlan

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Do apple trees need lots of water?

Apple trees do not need lots of water every day; however, if you discover that your soil or your location's environment require more frequent watering to avoid drought-stress to your apple trees, adjust your watering schedule accordingly.

Murilo Henser

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Can you grow an apple tree from a store bought apple?

How can I grow an apple tree from store-bought apple seeds? It's not too hard, but to get usable fruit is a bit more complex than just planting seeds. Just plant the sprouts. If you don't find them growing in an apple though, you can still try to germinate your apple seeds.

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How do you care for a Honeycrisp apple tree?

Water Honeycrisp trees as often as necessary to keep the rootball lightly moist for the first three months after planting. Apply the water directly above the rootball. Spread 2 to 3 inches of organic mulch over the soil directly above the root zone. Remove weeds and grass that grow within 1 foot of the trunk.

Zain Zhitukhin

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How much space does an apple tree need?

Standard apple trees need 30-35 feet between trees, while semi-dwarf apples require 15 feet and dwarf apples need only 10 feet. Peach trees should be spaced 20 feet apart. Standard pear trees need about 20 feet and semi-dwarf pears about 15 feet between trees.

Azam Winkelhog

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Can dogs eat apples?

Apples are wonderful crunchy treats for your dog.
Apples with the skin on are full of plant chemicals (phytonutrients) that are thought to be protective against some types of cancer in humans. Apple seeds, however, contain cyanide so your dog should not be allowed to eat the core.

Fidela Babkin

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Is an apple a berry?

Subcategories within the fruit family—citrus, berry, stonefruit or drupe (peaches, apricots), and pome (apples, pears)—are determined by which parts of the flower/ovary give rise to the skin, flesh and seeds. But no, they're actually considered a berry, too—with one, giant seed.

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Can a pear tree pollinate an apple tree?

It is always best to pollinate fruit trees of the same genus with each other (apples with apples, pears with pears) but pears can cross-pollinate with apples as long as both trees bloom at the same time. For example, a Norland apple tree cannot pollinate another Norland apple tree.

Nidal Kok

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Why is it called Apple?

Apple is named Apple after the fruit, and because Silicon Valley was based in fruit orchards. It also appealed to Steve Jobs because he was a fruitarian when the company was formed, and only ate fruit. Steve Jobs wanted the company name to come before Atari in the PhoneBook.

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Where is the best apple in the world?

List of countries by area harvested for apples
Rank Country 2016
1 China 2,380,256
2 India 277,000
3 Russia 214,449
4 Poland 177,203

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