Tajik apple “Raufi”

The apple of “Raufi” is one of the kinds of apples that are grown in Tajikistan. It loves a colder climate and therefore it grows in the mountainous areas of Tajikistan and in particular in the village of Almasi, the Gissar District of Tajikistan.


The price of a kilo of fruits of such a tree is 1 to 2 US dollars (2010-2017) in the market of the city of Dushanbe. The trees begin to bear fruit at the age of 5 years and live up to 40 years. The fruits are white and red and the skin is thin. The taste is soft and sweet. Especially for old people and children it is convenient to eat. For long transportation can not stand.