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. 

9 comments:

Kay said...

I wonder how it tastes.

Margaret D said...

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

Huggybear said...

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

baili said...

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

Pat Hatt said...

Never thought about fruit having ancestors lol

Christine said...

Interesting

Martha said...

Even fruits have to start somewhere!

stephen Hayes said...

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

bj said...

interesting...