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Apples ripen from the outside of the tree towards the center, so the apples outside of the tree will ripen first.  Once they are picked, they stop ripening. To, pick apples from a tree, roll the apple upwards off the branch and give a little twist; don't pull straight away from the tree. If two apples are joined together at the top, both will come away at the same time. Don't shake the trees or branches.  If the apple you are trying to pick drops, go ahead and pick it up.  Wash it [...]

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