Xinjiang is rich in land and resources, not only with beautiful scenery, but also with delicious fruits. Due to the particularity of the geographical environment and the large temperature difference between day and night, the fruit in xinjiang is sweet and fragrant. In xinjiang, there is a saying: “turpan grapes hami melons, aksu apples everyone boast. Yes, to xinjiang in addition to eating grapes and melons, “rock candy heart” apple can not be missed.
Aksu apple is a unique fruit in aksu region of xinjiang, also known as jiali fruit, with smooth and delicate fruit surface, bright color and fine flesh. As aksu region is located in the northwest of tarim basin, with high north and low south and abundant sunshine, it belongs to the temperate continental arid climate, and the annual sunshine duration is over 2600 hours, advantaged light energy resources play a great role in improving the quality of apples here.
Most people who have eaten the aksu sugar-heart apple know that the yellow pulp of the apple is saturated in the dark, which is a very sweet apple candy. This is the unique feature of apple in aksu, xinjiang. This kind of apple is extremely nutritious, rich in vitamin C, cellulose, pectin and so on.
The first time to eat aksu’s sweet apple, I really tired of sweet, not only sweet and crisp, this is my first time to eat so delicious apple. According to the orchard farmers, aksu apple trees are irrigated by tianshan glacier snow water, sandy soil cultivation, and then the temperature difference between day and night, reducing the chance of diseases and insect pests, mold and pesticides on the fruit surface erosion.
It is this kind of pure natural apple, many visitors into the orchard, under the guidance of the orchard farmers, pick the apple and eat directly. Almost everyone picked apples that were big and round, and the farmers joked that what we ate was the king of aksu apples. A beautiful tourist took a photo with her “apple king” after hearing about it.
Aksu apple water due to the unique geographical environment, crisp taste, another important reason is: strict control in aksu apple picking time on October 25, and the apple picking time due to the temperature too high in some month in August or September, aksu apple growth period are fully extended, picked and under low temperature condition, thus water special enough.
This is why aksu apple in xinjiang is praised by everyone. Many businessmen come here to buy apples every year. According to the farmer, most of the businessmen who buy apple here each year come from Shanghai, guangzhou and Hong Kong, as well as many from urumqi.
Aksu apple has a long history of cultivation and its growing environment is better than that of its Japanese origin and that of apple producing areas in east China and northwest China. Dense water system, rich water flow, nourish the fertile aksu oasis, and known as the desert hinterland of the “south of the Great Wall”, so the apple here because of “sugar heart” and unique.
If you travel to xinjiang, must try aksu apple, the apple here is the world’s second “sugar heart” apple. It is said that the wholesale price of aksu apples this year is only 4.5 yuan a kilo, which is really a bargain. The big red apple is so lovely that many visitors praise it as sweet and delicious.