The Last Wild Apple Forests


The flavor of apples depends on how bees pollinate the blossoms?

Don’t count on everything else this author says as
being correct, either!

I did not take that to mean that the individual fruits on a single tree taste differently depending on pollination, but rather that the trees are grown from wild pollinated seeds, so the trees each have different flavors depending on how the parent blossoms were pollinated

I like how that article makes Almaty sound like a small town. It’s a major city of 2 million people, parts of it sort of resembling New York to me. I didn’t grow fruit back then, but I did eat apples off a seedling tree in that part of the world. It was great.

Every country house around there grows lots of fruit. I had the best apricots and apricot preserves in my life.