Are apples indigenous to India?

How did apple come to India?

Captain R C Scot of the British army had introduced apples to the Kullu valley in 1870. These apples, the Newton Pippin, King of Pippin and the Cox’s Orange Pippin were strains of the English sour apples that were not popular because of their taste.

When did apple arrived in India?

They’re now cultivating the fruit, thanks to the ingenuity of a small Indian farmer called Hariman Sharma. In 1998, Sharma was surprised to find an apple sapling growing in his backyard where he had thrown some seeds of an apple he had eaten.

Who brought apples to India?

He is best remembered today for having introduced apple cultivation to the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh, where apples are today the major horticultural export crop.

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Is Apple native to Kashmir?

In 2019 alone, Kashmir produced over 19 lakh metric tonnes of apples – the highest in India. While apples are grown in other states like Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir dominates the Indian apple market.

What is Apple called in Kashmiri?

5 Treil Apple is Treil in Kashmiri.

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