MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How long does it take apples to fully grow?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: How long does it take apples to fully grow?

With it being September and today being the first day that really feels like apple picking weather I figured we’d dive into some apple mysteries. How long does it actually take an apple to grow before being picked?

Standard or full-sized trees can grow up to 30 feet tall which can take six years for the first apples to pop up. The smaller Semi-dwarf and dwarf apple trees usually grow 6 to 20 feet tall and produce full-sized apples in a much shorter time, about three years.

So when you’re out there this weekend picking those apples just remember they took a LONG time to grow. Twist those apples carefully.

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