Pomegranates are a perennial fall favorite! Considered the original “super fruit” they are packed with a ton of nutritional value, and are widely used in many juices, on salads and in desserts.
Pomegranates originated in the Middle East
The word pomegranate means “apple with many seeds” in Latin
The edible seeds of a pomegranate are called arils
In the right growing conditions, pomegranate trees can live for 200 years
Pomegranates are members of the berry family