The origins of apricots are lost in time
Apricots have been a valued food for so long that just where and when they were first domesticated are facts lost in time.
The scientific name Prunus Armeniaca links them to Armenia where they have certainly been grown for centuries and where fifty varieties are produced today. They were also a major crop in ancient Persia (modern Iran) and while some authorities insist their cultivation history begins in India as long ago as 3000 BC others argue it all began in China.
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