November is National Pomegranate Month

The Pomegranate Fruit / Wikimedia CommonsNovember is National Pomegranate Month and it celebrates a fruit dating back to the ancient civilizationsĀ that can be enjoyed as a snack and grown in Alabama’s climate.

The pomegranate is botanically classified as a berry and a semi-tropical fruit. Growing in mild-temperate climates, it is native to southeastern Europe and Asia andĀ is harvested in August and September. Typically, the fruit is grown as an ornamental plant or for fruit production.

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