August 19, 2018

Bitter pit. Photo courtesy of Penn State University.

What you see: Little, dark sunken spots on the outside of your apple; and/or brown spots just underneath the skin
What it is: Bitter pit, a defect caused by insufficient calcium
Eat or toss: Peel off the spots and eat...

March 10, 2017

What you see: Apple flesh that eventually turns brown after being sliced or bitten What it is: Enzymes in the apples reacting to oxygen in the air Eat or toss?...

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