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Apricot Is Here With Its Tangy Zing For An Introduction!

Apricot Is Here With Its Tangy Zing For An Introduction!

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A golden-orange, cutesy stone-fruit with a texture, tasting somewhere between peach & plum–Yes! Apricot.

1. The term “Apricot,” was discovered from Late Greek, “praecocia” (“early ripening”) and Latin, “praikokion” (“apricot”).

Apricot

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2. The apricot tree is small; only 26ft-39ft. Its trunk is 16 inches in diameter. The plant has dense leaves that spread wide.

Late Greek, "praecocia"

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3. The Apricots leaves are ovate, approximately 2-4 inches long, and 1-3.5 inches wide. Simple tipped leaves with a round base.

4. The flowers are 0.5-2 inches in diameter with white-pinkish petals, produced singly or in pairs in new springtime.

Apricots flowers

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5. Usually, the fruit Apricots are around 0.5-1 inches in diameter.

6. The surface of the Apricot is soft and velvety with tiny hair. The shade is red at the edges and between yellow to orange overall.

7. The taste of the Apricots are somewhere between sweet to tart. Its flesh is firm but not juicy. It consists of a single seed called stone or kernel.

8. The texture of the seed is grainy, smooth, and has three running down ridges at one side.

9. Apricot is the National Fruit of Armenia depicted as a remembrance and grown in Ararat Plain.

Do you know? The classical word of Apricots in Chinese has medicinal and educational associations, translated to “Apricot Altar,” and meaning “Educational Circle”.

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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