Kashmir is referred to as the fruit bowl of India and apples of the region have gained popularity among the people across the globe for its unique yet delicious taste. In India, Kashmir is the prime source of total Apple production of the country. Apart from Kashmir, Apple is also grown in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal.
Apple is a fleshy fruit with a range of health benefits. It's a product of fruit-bearing deciduous small tree, growing up to 5-8 meters high. Apples in India are predominantly grown in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttranchal; however, small percentage of apple production in India accrues to other regions like Nagaland, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh and Nilgiri hills in Tamil Nadu. Kashmir is geographically blessed for the optimal growth of Apple and thus Kashmiri Apple is considered superior among all other region. It has a distinguished color, shape and quality that makes it unique and better than others.