What kind of fruit crop did the first fleet bring to Australia?
Fruit trees which the First Fleet crew purchased at Rio de Janeiro and brought to Australia included apples, pears, figs, oranges and a grape vine.
No fruit trees were brought from England.
The food on the First Fleet to Australia included such items as bread, including a long-lasting "hardtack" bread made from barley; salted beef and pork; peas; oaten meal; cheese; rice. When the First Fleet pulled in to the various ports along the way, they would also stock up on fresh fruit and vegetables.
Well, in the literal terms, you can physically bring fruit on a plane. But the real question is 'Can you bring fruit on a plane, and is it legal?' Well, that depends. If you buy fruit AFTER you have been checked, then yes you can legally bring fruit on a plane. Also, you can bring unpeeled fruit from "home" on the plane, but the already peeled or eaten food has to be wrapped.
The First Fleet made three stops on the way from Portsmouth, England to New South Wales. From Portsmouth, Britain to Tenerife in the Canary Islands , off the north western coast of Africa. From the Canary Islands, the Fleet passed the Cape Verde Islands, off the west coast of Africa, but strong winds prevented the Fleet from stopping there. From the Cape Verde islands the Fleet moved on to Rio de Janeiro, in Brazil, where…