Aport

apple cultivar

Aport is a variety of apple that is grown in Russia and some other countries of the CIS. It is over 150 years old. After being brought to the Alatau Mountain area of Kazakhstan in the latter half of the nineteenth century, it was modified to its current state due to the different soil and altitutde. The apples weigh between 200 and 500 grams. The skin is a light green and red color. The meat has a crisp, medium density. The apples are sweet. The aport is a fall-ripening fruit.

In popular cultureEdit

The aport apple is a symbol of the city of Almaty.

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