Apr 14 - Geezer's Blog - National Pecan Day

The Bottom Line: Quick facts about nuts!

The Full Story:

  • It would take 11,624 pecans to reach the top of the Empire State Building.
  • Pecans are tiny – but they come from very big trees! Pecan trees can be up to 150 feet tall!
  • Cashew shells are actually super dangerous – they’re made out of the same plant as poison ivy!
  • Pistachios are actually a fruit! But please don’t put them in a fruit salad!
  • Peanuts aren’t actually nuts either. They’re legumes.
  • Delta Airlines gives out 70-million packets of peanuts a year. How many do you think are actually eaten by customers?

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