An apple tree is a deciduous tree in the rose family best known for its sweet, pomaceous fruit, the apple. It is cultivated worldwide as a fruit tree, and is the most widely grown species in the genus Malus. The tree originated in Central Asia, where its wild ancestor, Malus sieversii, is still found today.
Types of Apple Trees
There are many different types of apple trees that can be grown in home gardens or orchards. Some of the most popular varieties include Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, Gala, Fuji, and Braeburn. Each variety has its own unique flavor and texture.