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Fruits and Nuts

Almonds

Nearly all the almonds grown in the US are farmed in California. Almonds are California’s third leading agricultural product and were its top agricultural export... Read More

Apples

Before there was the iPod, the iPhone, and the iPad, there was the original apple: a rotund, crispy fruit, borne by the apple tree. There... Read More

Apricots

The apricot is native to a continental climate region with cold winters, though it can grow in Mediterranean climates very well. Apricot trees are slightly... Read More

Apriums

The aprium is a hybrid fruit whose complex heritage is more apricot than plum. In appearance, it resembles an apricot with its orange skin and... Read More

Asian pears

Asian pears are native to China, Japan and Korea. Expect to see bright green, pale yellow and russet brown varieties. Known for being quite juicy... Read More

Avocados

Avocados are thought to have originated in Mexico, though their exact genesis is unknown. Like corn, figs, sugar cane and other ancient crops, the avocado... Read More

Blueberries

Blueberries are chameleons while they grow. They begin with a pale green flesh, then turn reddish-purple, and finally take on their famous purple-blue hue once... Read More

Boysenberries

Ever wonder which berry is prominently displayed on the famous Knott’s Berry Farm sign? It’s a boysenberry. This purple-red fruit is a cross between a... Read More

Cactus Pears

The cactus pear, also known as prickly pear (or by its Spanish name, tuna) is the fruit of the Opuntia cactus native to the southwestern... Read More

Cherimoyas

Cherimoyas originated in South America; the name comes from Quechua (a native language of the Andes region). These green and yellow-green fruit have an unusual... Read More
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