Apricot fruit in the Levantine agricultural heritage

2024-05-15 2024-05-15T09:54:52Z
د . أحمد الشريدة
د . أحمد الشريدة
محاضر أكاديمي في عدد من الجامعات الأردنية من عام 1996 ومستشار إعلامي وصحفي مستقل

Arabia Weather - The end of May and June of each year are considered the month of apricot fruit par excellence. It is a fast-growing fruit that appears once a year for only one month.

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The original home of the apricot fruit:

China is the original home of the apricot fruit , and the apricot tree is a medium-sized fruit tree. The apricot tree is also considered a perennial tree.
Its cultivation has spread in most countries, especially those with cold and temperate climates, such as in the Levant, and especially Syria, which is famous for its apricots.

 

What are the benefits of apricots?

  • Apricots contain vitamin A.
  • Apricots are rich in sugars, fiber, and carbohydrates.
  • The sugar level in dried apricots is higher than in fresh fruit. Which helps supply the body with energy.
  • Apricots are an important element for fasting, so they are often eaten during the month of Ramadan.
  • "Qamar al-Din" is extracted from apricots, which is a drink of Syrian origin and apricot juice.

The most famous oral proverbs circulating in the Arab Levant about the apricot tree

  • “In apricots”: This means that the hope of obtaining the order is almost impossible.
  • “Apricot Friday”: When they describe something beautiful (such as a distinct state of harmony between two people, which will quickly disappear in their view), they say: “Apricot Friday.” Because the ripening period of apricot fruit is short, its season ends quickly.

 

 

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This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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