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  • Two pounds of apples make one 9-inch pie.

  • A medium apple is about 80 calories

  • Most apples are still picked by hand in the fall.

  • Apples are a member of the rosaceae family.

  • Americans eat about 19.6 pounds or about 65 fresh apples every year.

  • 25% of an apple’s volume is air. That is why they float.

  • It takes energy from 50 leaves to produce one apple.

  • One of George Washington’s hobbies was to prune his apple trees.

  • Apples ripen six to ten times faster at room temperature than if they were refrigerated.

  • Archeologists have found evidence that humans have been enjoying apples since at least 6500 B.C.

  • It takes 36 apples to create one gallon of apple cider.

  • The science of apple growing is called pomology.

  • Apples harvested from an standard tree can fill 20 boxes that weigh 42 pounds each.

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