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Apple Tree Day

January 6

When is Apple Tree Day?

Apple Tree Day happens on Saturday January 6, 2024.

Celebrating the Roots: Apple Tree Day

Every January 6th, we branch out to celebrate a symbol of growth and renewal – the apple tree. Apple Tree Day roots itself in the appreciation of one of the most iconic fruit-bearing trees, which has been central to myths, folklore, and diets globally.

The Fruitful Legacy:

  • Historic Harvest: Apple trees have been cultivated by human societies for thousands of years, with their fruit being a staple in diets across the world.
  • Mythical Symbolism: These trees are not just providers of fruit but also symbols of knowledge and immortality, featuring prominently in various cultures and stories.

Core Values:

  1. Eco Champion: Apple trees contribute to the environment by producing oxygen, supporting biodiversity, and beautifying the landscape.
  2. Nutrition Galore: Apples, the tree’s bounty, are known for their fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants, supporting overall health and wellness.

Branching Out:

  • Planting Traditions: Apple Tree Day encourages people to plant their own apple trees, promoting sustainability and the joys of gardening.
  • Educational Orchard Visits: It’s a prime time for educational trips to orchards, where both young and old can learn about the cultivation and care of these life-sustaining trees.

Apple Tree Day is about digging deeper into our relationship with nature. It is an invitation to plant, nurture, and celebrate these extraordinary trees which offer us so much more than just their delicious fruit.

When does Apple Tree Day happen next year?

Apple Tree Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Monday January 6, 2025
  • Tuesday January 6, 2026
  • Wednesday January 6, 2027
  • Thursday January 6, 2028
  • Saturday January 6, 2029


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