The top apple producers around the world are China, United States, Turkey, Poland and Italy.
Apple varieties range in size from a little larger than a cherry to as large as a grapefruit.
Apple trees take four to five years to produce their first fruit.
Apples contain no fat, sodium or cholesterol and are a good source of fiber.
Apples ripen six to 10 times faster at room temperature than if they are refrigerated.