Pink Lady Apples
TRIVIA OF THE MONTH: â€œThis food has many seeds, and if planted, each seed will grow into a different variety of tree that wonâ€™t resemble the original. They often say, eating one-a-day, keeps the doctor away. They have green, red, or yellow skin.â€
â€¢ Apples are in the Rose Family and are closely related to cherries, raspberries, and almonds.
â€¢ The stem on the outside of the apple is the remains of the pedicel from the appleâ€™s flower. The pedicel attaches the flower to the tree branch. On the opposite side of the fruit, you can see the dried, brown, shriveled, star-shaped remains of the appleâ€™s flower. The apple itself is the enlarged ovary of the flower, holding the seeds (ovules) inside.
â€¢ Apples, when eaten with the skin, provide vitamins C and A, calcium, iron, and boron.