Friday, March 25, 2016

Fact of the Day: Apple Ancestor

Malus sieversii is a wild apple that is believed to be the ancestor of most if not all domesticated apple varieties. It is native to the regions of central Asia. 

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  1. Interesting Adam.
    Tasmania is known as the Apple Isle, not so much these days though.

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  2. Ah ha - so that is the apple that caused the banishment from the Garden of Eden!!!
    Colin

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  3. i belong to Asia so it and its taste must be familiar to me ,
    have a blessed day

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  4. Never thought about fruit having ancestors lol

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  5. I had no idea apples came from Asia, but they've been cultivating foods there for a very long time.

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