Pluot

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Pluot
Pluot

Interesting facts about pluot

  • Are you aware that pluots are part plum and part apricot?
  • Are you aware that pluots were invented in the 1990’s?
  • Are you aware that pluots are sometimes called “dinosaur eggs”?
  • Are you aware that pluots are also referred to as “plumcots”?
  • Are you aware that pluots have a greater percentage of plum in them than apricot?
  • Are you aware that pluots have a smooth skin like a plum?
  • Are you aware that pluots are the shape and size of plums?
Red pluots
Red pluots
  • Are you aware that the skin color of pluots varies --- green, yellow, pink, red, purple, black or any combination of these colors?
  • Are you aware that the skin of pluots can be solid in color, speckled or striped?
  • Are you aware that the flesh of pluots can be white, pink, red, yellow, orange or yellow-orange?
  • Are you aware that pluots are sweeter than both their parents, the plum and apricot?
  • Are you aware that pluots are very juicy?
  • Are you aware that pluots have a pit?
  • Are you aware that pluots grow on a tree?
  • Are you aware that pluots are a good source of vitamins A and C? (Vitamin A is important for cell growth and development, for fighting off diseases and for good vision. Vitamin C is needed by the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels, and aids in the absorption of iron.)
  • Are you aware that there are over 20 different varieties of pluots?

Nutritional information on Pluot

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