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Here are some facts and recipes on plums. Some of the facts are pretty out there!

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Although not quite popular yet, South American Pitomba has sprouted up in tropical states like Florida. The fruit and smell of the flower becomes sweeter as the weather gets warmer, making it ideal for warmer climates.

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The term "Pineapple" was originally a reference to what we now know as pine cones. "Piña" also means pine cone in Spanish, although when you hear it you usually think of piña colada, the beverage from which Pineapple is a main ingredient in.

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The term "Pineapple" was originally a reference to what we now know as pine cones. "Piña" also means pine cone in Spanish, although when you hear it you usually think of piña colada, the beverage from which Pineapple is a main ingredient in.

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Pigeon Plum does extremely well in warmer coastal climates, such as my home state of Florida. Some Floridians grow the fruit in their backyards. They get their name from pigeons eating them then spreading the seeds around.

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Dhal is the Indian term for split pea, which includes Pigeon Pea featured in their pod above.

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Phalsa resembles a cherry and is used in traditional Indian medicine to treat stomachaches.

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Peumo is said to have a bitter unpleasant taste unless infused with warm water to make a beverage.

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In 1954, Libby, McNeil & Libby removed 100 acres of grapefruit trees in Florida replacing them with Persian Lime.

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Most vegetation is dangerous to eat because of its toxicity. Pequi is dangerous because it has quill-like spines that can cause damage to the digestive tract. If you find these traveling in Brazil, proceed with caution!

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