There are 2,500 varieties of apples in colors of green, red and yellow grown throughout the entire United States. An average, a healthy apple tree produces approximately 20 bushels of apples each year, according to the University of Illinois. Each bushel weighs approximately 42 pounds, which amounts to 840 pounds of apples harvested annually.
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