The apricot was known in Armenia during ancient times, and has been cultivated there for so long that it is often thought to have originated there, but origin of the apricot is disputed and unsettled. According to the Soviet botanist Nikolai Vavilov, its center of origin would be the Chinese region, where the domestication of the apricot would have taken place. Apricots have been cultivated in Persia since antiquity, and dried ones were an important commodity on Persian trade routes. Disputes aside, the benefits of apricot are rarely denied by any. In fact, it’s as popular raw as it is cooked. 100 grams of fresh apricots contain 12% vitamin C, 12% vitamin A, and 6% potassium of your daily vitamin needs (The Reference Daily Intake (RDI). Now that you know a bit more about these delicious fruits, pick your difficulty level, click start and enjoy today's puzzle!