All Apple Trees

Apple trees are the most widely cultivated fruit trees and we have a vast range of varieties to reflect this. There's eating apples, cooking apples, cider apples and even dual purpose apples for those that want it all. When space is limited, family fruit trees are a great option as they have multiple varieties grafted onto one tree. Apple trees also make fantastic gifts - the gift that keeps on giving!

Apple trees are the most widely cultivated fruit trees and we have a vast range of varieties to reflect this. There's eating apples, cooking apples, cider apples and even dual purpose apples for those that want it all. When space is limited, family fruit trees are a great option as they have multiple varieties grafted onto one tree. Apple trees also make fantastic gifts - the gift that keeps on giving!

Some apple trees are self-fertile whereas others require a pollination partner to produce fruit. Apple trees produce fruit from late summer to early autumn and are available in pot-grown form for planting year round. The final height and spread depends on both the rootstock and the variety, however all apple trees require at least one pruning every year to encourage a good crop.

Apple trees are part of the Rosaceae family, also known by the Latin name, Malus domestica. Native to Central Asia, there are now more than 7,500 known cultivatars of apples. In 2010, an estimated 69 million tonnes of apples were grown worldwide, with almost half of these being produced in China.

Culture and Mythology Surrounding Apple Trees

  • Well known British proverbs include “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” and “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread”.
  • Christian traditions believe that the fruit Eve gave to Adam in the Garden of Eden was an apple - in the story the apple symbolises knowledge, immortality, temptation, the fall of man into sin, and sin itself. The phrase Adam's apple comes from the idea that the forbidden fruit got stuck in the throat of Adam.
  • In Germanic paganism, the Goddess Iðunn is said to have given apples to the other Gods to bless them with eternal youthfulness.
  • In Greek mythology, the apple was considered to be sacred to Aphrodite, and throwing an apple at someone was to symbolically declare one's love; catching the apple was symbolically showing acceptance of that love.
  • In the past, it was said that if the sun shines through the apple trees on Christmas Day, it will be a good summer the following year.
  • At Halloween, young girls used to put an apple under their pillow to give them dreams of their future husband.
  • An apple used to be placed in a room when someone had small pox. It was believe that if the apple went mouldy then the small pox had been transferred from the patient into the fruit.
  • During the Jewish New Year celebration of Rosh Hashanah, apples are eaten with honey to symbolise a sweet new year

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