The universal scientific name for apple trees is Malus pumila, but they are also referred to as Malus domestica, Malus sylvestris, Malus communis and Pyrus malus. Apple trees are extensively crossbred, making it difficult for scientists to distinguish purely distinct species, which is the reason for the array of names.
Apple trees are considered to be a small tree, averaging only 25 feet in height when fully grown. In late spring, the apple blossoms are pollinated by various insects and bees. The apples grow and ripen throughout the summer and are ready for harvest in the fall. Apple trees are not native to North America and belong to the rose family.Learn More
The balanced chemical equation for photosynthesis is 6 CO2 + 6 H2O ? C6H12O6 + 6 O2. In English terms, this equation translates to six carbon dioxide plus six water results in glucose plus six oxygen.Full Answer >
Plants can survive without sunlight as long as they have another source of light in the appropriate spectrum, such as an artificial grow light. Plants can only survive in complete darkness for a finite period of time. Generally, plants that are in vegetative phases thrive on blue lights, while plants in flowering phases thrive on red and orange lights.Full Answer >
Roses reproduce sexually, via their flowers. They are angiosperms, flowering plants which produce fruit that surrounds their seeds. In the case of roses, this fruit is called a rose hip.Full Answer >
Lupines bloom in a two-month span between May and July depending on the type of Lupine and the location. Lupines grow best in growing zones 3 to 7 of the United States.Full Answer >