Want to pick some fruit for your salad? How about from your garden? Did you know that these 5 fruits were grown in Oregon?
Although many people associate the kiwi with New Zealand, kiwis are originally from China. Kiwis are rich in vitamin C, and potassium, great for lowering blood pressure.
Cranberries are one of few fruits that are Native to America. It is grown in Oregon, and 4 other States: Washington, Massachusetts, Wisconsin, and New Jersey.
Mulberries have been consumed by humans since long ago. Historical records suggest that the leaves were used to treat diseases in the mouth, trachea and lungs.
Most of pears sold in the United States are grown right here in Oregon and Washington. Worldwide, pears have over 3000 varieties.
Quince is known for its strong, tropical and fruity aroma. In ancient Greece, brides consumed quince to have “perfumed lips”. They can be made into jams, pastes and preserves.
These 5 fruits are full of nutritional value. Perhaps you could consider planting one in your backyard.