Fact Slides

Fruits 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.

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