#thursdaythrive Pomegranates










All about Pomegranates!
- There are over 760 varieties of pomegranate.
- Many scholars believe it was a pomegranate rather than an apple that tempted Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden.
- The pomegranate was introduced to California by Spanish settlers in 1769.
- Pomegranate season is from September to February in the Northern Hemisphere. This has earned it the nickname “The Jewel of Winter.”
- In Greece, a traditional housewarming gift is a pomegranate placed under or near the ikonostasi (home altar) of the house in order to bring good luck, fertility, and abundance.