The Life of an Apple

Photo of apples ripening on a tree at Meadowbrook Orchards

Many people don’t realize how extensive the life of an apple really is. The buds of this year’s apples began to form last fall. Apples travel a long, difficult path to get to your home.

So why apples? Apples are a great source of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber, such as pectin, helps prevent cholesterol buildup. The insoluble fiber in apples provides bulk in the intestinal tract, which helps hold water to cleanse and move food quickly through the digestive system.

Click each link below to learn about each stage in the life of our apples.



Fruit Set

Fruit Growth

Picking Time