This is apple season! Apples are ripe in the fall. They are ready to be picked and eaten. Join TIME for Kids on a trip to the orchard. Let’s learn about this fall fruit.
At the Orchard
Welcome to the orchard . An orchard is a place where fruit and nut trees grow. Here, apple trees are planted in rows.
Lots of Choices
Apples are green, yellow, and red. There are thousands of different types of apples. They all have different names.
Full of Flavor
Apples are good for you. They are tasty, too. An apple can be soft or crisp . It can be sweet or tart . Take a bite. How does your apple taste?
To the Market
Apples are picked when they are ripe . People put them into bins. The bins are loaded onto trucks. Then the apples are taken to markets and stores.
Did You Know?
Look at the parts of an apple. Do you see the seeds? You can plant them. A tree might grow. It takes years for an apple tree to grow fruit.