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23 Aug

Apple trees can range in size from 6 to 30 feet in height, depending on the variety and type of rootstock (dwarf, semi-dwarf, etc.)

It is a fruit of the genus Malus (about 25 species) belonging to the family Rosaceae, the most widely cultivated fruit tree. The apple is one of the fleshy fruits in which the ripened ovary and surrounding tissue both become fleshy and edible. The apple flower of most varieties requires cross pollination for fertilisation and a desirable fruit set by 2% to 3% bloom.

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