The apple, in conjunction with other fruit is said to signify “liberality, felicity and peace”. The Symbolisms of Heraldry, W. Cecil Wade, George Redway, London, 1898 P132 The apple appears frequently in arms, sometimes stalked and leaved and usually gules (red). A Glossary of Terms used in British Heraldry, J.H. Parker, Oxford, 1894, Entry:Apple