Babyfood, prunes, without vitamin c, strained

Fun Facts

  1. The Chinese believe plums symbolize good fortune.
  2. More than one hundred varieties of plum stones were found on Henry VIII’s flagship the Mary Rose, which sank in 1545.
  3. February is the month for plums in Japan; there are plum blossoms everywhere.
  4. Umeboshi (Japanese pickled plums) were thought by the samurai to combat fatigue.
  5. Plum trees are grown on every continent except Antarctica.
  6. There are more than 140 varieties of plum sold in the United States.
  7. Plums are the second most cultivated fruit in the world.
  8. Plums can be as large as a baseball or a small as a cherry.
  9. Plums were on the menu at the first Thanksgiving dinner in 1621.

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