25 facts tagged with Fruit Facts
If you don't wash strawberries before eating them, you may also be eating little white bugs.
According to the FDA, it's safe to eat the stickers that are found on fruit; they're actually made out of "edible paper" and the glue is food grade.
If you place a ripe banana next to a green tomato, the tomato will ripen due to the ethylene gas produced by the banana.
The bananas we buy in stores and supermarkets are genetically identical clones, all descended from one banana. These bananas are seedless and sterile; natural bananas are short, fat, and have huge seeds.
For clean fruit, fill a bowl with water (or, for bigger batches, use a clean sink), add 1 cup of vinegar, and stir. Add fruit and leave to soak for 10 minutes. The water will be dirty and the fruit will be sparkly clean with no wax or dirty film.
Mangoes enhance a marijuana high, allowing users to get ‘higher’ more effectively.
There is a “Fruit Salad Tree” which can grow up to 6 different types of fruit.
There is a fruit by the name of Black Sapote or “chocolate pudding fruit” which tastes like chocolate pudding and is actually low fat and has about “4 times as much vitamin C as an orange”.
Strawberries are in the same plant family as roses.
Seattle is planning to build a new city park filled with hundreds of edible plants - such as fruit trees, vegetables plants, herbs, etc… Free to “anyone and everyone.” If successful, it will be the first “food forest” of the nation.
Coffee comes from an edible fruit. The coffee cherry is sweet and tastes like watermelon, rosewater, and hibiscus all at once.
Redlove Era Apple is red all the way to its core.
Scientists have revived a flowering plant from a fruit stored away in permafrost by Arctic ground squirrel 32,000 years ago.
Pineapples are not a single fruit, but a group of berries that have fused together.
A strawberry is not a berry, but a banana is.
Before the English speaking world was exposed to the fruit, the color orange was referred to as “geoluhread” which is Old English for red-yellow.
There is a fruit called The Miracle Berry that, when eaten, causes sour foods to taste sweet, and has been used to treat diabetes, among other things.
The TomTato is a plant that produces both potatoes and tomatoes!
Eating a banana can cheer you up!
A type of strawberry that almost became extinct is now being sold in Europe. It tastes like pineapple so they call it pineberry.
There are so many kinds of apples that if you ate a new one everyday, it would take over 20 years to try them all.
In Japan, watermelons are grown into the shape of a square so they are easier to stack and transport.
The Himalayan Goji berry has more iron than steak, more vitamin C than oranges and more beta carotene than carrots.
Orange juice naturally contains a small amount of alcohol.
Sometimes frozen fruits and vegetables are more nutritious than fresh!