In Latin, apricot means precious.
Apricots are a member of the rose family, and a relative to the peach!
Apricots are high in vitamin A and free of saturated fat, sodium and cholesterol.
An apricot tree can produce fruit for 25 years.
Apricot seeds are edible and taste similar to almonds.
Peaches are grown commercially in 28 states.
There are two basic types of peaches: Cling peaches, whose flesh adheres to the pits, and Freestone peaches, whose pits are unattached, or free.
In China, the peach is a symbol of longevity and good luck.
Peaches are a great source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber.
Peaches are the third most popular fruit grown in America.
Before tobacco was introduced to Europe, people smoked pear leaves.
Architects' rulers used to be made of pear wood, because it didn't warp.