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20 Interesting Facts About Pears
Last updated on January 27, 2012
Pears are one of the world’s favourite fruits and have been so for thousands of years. Here are 20 interesting facts
about pears that you may not have known.
There are over 3000 varieties of pears grown around the world.
Pears are native to Asia and Europe. The first pear tree was planted in the North America in 1620 in the Massachusetts Bay colony.
The European pear originated in Southeast Asia and was first cultivated in Europe about 1000 B.C.
Asian pears were cultivated in China as early as 1134 B.C.