‘Ghost apples’ spotted hanging from icy trees in Michigan orchard

Freezing rain encased parts of Michigan in ice this week, leading to numerous power outages and travel issues. While the ice wreaked havoc, it also produced a stunning sight at an orchard in west Michigan.

“Ghost apples” were left hanging from tree branches, completely devoid of the fruit’s typical peel or core on Wednesday, Feb. 6.

“I guess it was just cold enough that the ice covering the apple hadn’t melted yet, but it was warm enough that the apple inside turned to complete mush (apples have a lower freezing point than water),” Andrew Sietsema, who took the photos, told AccuWeather.

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