Fruit Facts; How Mutch Important, Benificial And Interesting?

In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants formed from the ovary after flowering. Fruits are the means by which angiosperms disseminate seeds.

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    Delicious and Amazing Fruit Facts:

  • In the U.S., the apples sold at stores can be up to a year old.
  • A strawberry isn't an actual berry, but a banana is.
  • Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
  • Apples, peaches and raspberries are all members of the rose family.
  • Oranges are not even in the top ten list of common foods when it comes to vitamin C levels.
  • The World's Most Popular Fruit is the TOMATO.
  • Coffee beans aren't beans. They are fruit pits.
  • Bananas are slightly radioactive.

  • Drinking grapefruit while taking medication can cause instant overdose and death.
  • Square Watermelons are grown by japanese farmers for easier stack and store.
  • Cucumbers are fruits.
  • The color Orange is named after the Orange fruit, but before that, it was called geoluread (yellow-red).
  • Pomology is the study of fruits.

  • The Coco de Mer palm tree has the earth's largest fruit, weighing 42 kg (92 lb), and seeds weighing 17 kg (37 lb).
  • There is a tree called Fruit Salad Tree that sprouts 3 to 7 different fruits in the same tree.
  • Vegetables and fruits don't die the moment they are harvested. They respond to their environment for days.
  • Tomatoes have more genes than humans.
  • Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.
  • The pineapple is actually a berry.
  • Strawberries have more vitamin C than oranges.
  • After eating "miracle fruit," very sour foods will taste sweet for one or two hours.
  • Not all oranges are orange.
  • Most commercial fruits are clones.
  • The clone tree armies are grown by grafting.
  • Japanese Yubari cantaloupes are the most expensive fruit in the world; two melons once sold at auction for $23,500.
  • Cherry farmers hire helicopter pilots to air-dry their trees after it rains so that the cherries don't split open.
  • The apple you're eating might be a year old.
  • Bananas get artificially ripened (after being shipped) to one of seven “shades” of ripeness.
  • Bananas, as we know them, are in danger of being completely wiped out by disease.
  • Donut peaches are a natural mutant peach variety, not a human-engineered fruit.
  • U.S. raisin farmers aren't allowed to sell all the raisins they grow; they must contribute to a "national raisin reserve" if supply exceeds demand.
  • Grapefruit can cause dangerous reactions with some prescription medications.
  • Cranberries don't actually grow underwater.
  • Cranberries do BOUNCE.
  • The leaves of the rhubarb plant are extremely poisonous.
  • One pomegranate can hold more than 1,000 seeds.
  • A strawberry isn't technically a berry, or even a fruit.