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Why is my apple red?

  1. Nov 13, 2008 #1
    So I bought a bag of apples the other day and in every one the insides look like they've been eaten by someone with bloody gums. It almost looks like the apples have been died and the die has snuck past the skin!

    What kind of joke is this?!
     
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  3. Nov 13, 2008 #2

    wolram

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    Weird, maybe it is a hybrid, when you think one can grow apples on pear trees these days nothing would surprise me.
     
  4. Nov 13, 2008 #3
    That probably is die. They just color them a dark red to hide the bruises and make them look more appealing. The same reason why people spray paint christmas trees.
     
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