When I pictured this apple of course there was a little breeze. Not a lot but the apple moved a bit.
Or use a longer lens and shoot from further away for greater depth of field.
Use this http://www.cambridgeincolour.com/tutorials/dof-calculator.htm to calculate optimal settings. If you can get the whole foreground in focus, you need to composite just two images: the foreground and the blurry background.