Did You Know?
Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family
Brief Description of Rose Family
The rose family is considered one of the six most economically important crop plant families, and includes apples, pears, quinces, medlars, loquats, almonds, peaches, apricots, plums, cherries, strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, sloes, and roses. When it comes to ornamental plants, the Rose Family is the largest contributor. Also known as the Rosacea family, it is made up of 2,830 species of plants. The most popular members are probably the roses themselves. Trees that bear fruit in the rose family are: apples, pears, plums, cherries, apricots and peaches. Also, blackberries, raspberries and strawberries are all members of the Rosacea Family.