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Fall/Autumn Fun Facts: Apple Fruit Trivia Questions

Where to pick apples in the Adirondacks? Click here! Apple Facts and Trivia Questions: Did you know apples are called pome fruits? They are part of the sub-family Pomoideae (pom-oy-dee-ee) that has a core made up of an ovary (the seeds) surrounded by an enlarged hypanthium (a cup shaped, tube structure)   • What type of plant do apples grow on?  • How many apples does it take to make one gallon of apple cider? • What is the difference between apple cider and apple juice? •  How old does an apple tree have to be before it starts bearing fruit? • Apples are a member of the rose family. What other fruits are part of the rose family? • Apple vary in shade from what three colors?  • How many varieties of apples are grown in the United States? • By what other name was the pioneer nurseryman John Chapman known by and why? Click the link for the answers

What to do with your Jack-O-Lantern?

If you don't have a compost pile  think about donating  your Halloween pumpkin  to a local farmer to feed his/her pigs!