Friday, October 10, 2014

Fact of the Day: Barbados Citrus

The grapefruit actually originated in Barbados in the 18th century. It is a hybrid of a sweet orange and a pomelo. 

12 comments:

Kati said...

And a delicious hybrid it is!

-Kati

Margaret D said...

Love grapefruit.

DeniseinVA said...

Another fascinating fact and I know what is on my shopping list for today :)

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Who knew? Another interesting tidbit!

Selvaggia Capizzi said...

Really??
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Pilar Domínguez said...

I love oranges but I don´t like pomelos. Citrus are great allies against cold days. Kisses:)

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh, I didn't know that! That is very interesting.

Emi ♡ 恵美 said...

Interesting hybrid !!!


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Christine said...

yummy!

stephen Hayes said...

I love grapefruit and just can't get enough.

Pat Hatt said...

Never knew that one, never tried it either

bj said...

I love a GOOD orange, never tried the other...and grapefruit is one of my favorites but with some of the meds I take, I can't have grapefruit. Bummer.