Geography: On what continent did the apple tree originate?
Entertainment: Band whose lyrics include: "I nearly, I nearly lost you there, and it's taken us somewhere."
History: Why were frontier folk happy to see Johnny Appleseed?
Arts and Literature: Name two of the many types of fruit (besides apple!) that is considered to be a possibility for the Bible's Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil.
Science and Nature: What is the correct name for the scientific kingdom that a coniferous tree is in?
Sports and leisure: What is the unofficial mascot of Stanford's football team?
E: Screaming Trees
H: He planted apple seeds in orchards, appropriate for growing hard apple cider.
A&L: Grapes, Tamarind, Fig, Pomegranate, Wheat...
S&N: Kingdom Plantae
S&L: The "tree" (I will also take Redwood tree.)