Not every fruit has a pit or seed inside. Strawberries have seeds on the outside. The strawberry is an aggregate accessory fruit because it doesn't spring from the ovary of the plant, but from the receptacle that holds t... More »

Cucumbers, melons and squash are fruits that contain at least 200 seeds, whereas apples, pears and citrus fruits only contain a few seeds. Tomatoes and peppers are simple fruits, which consistently produce lots of seeds ... More »

All common berries are fruits. True berries such as blueberries, grapes and currants are defined as fleshy fruits produced from one flower and one ovary. Other fruits commonly called berries, such as strawberries, blackb... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

To eat a mangosteen, first use a knife to cut the purple rind around the fruit's center, being careful to not cut the soft fruit inside. Next, twist the top and bottom halves of the cut rind to open the mangosteen. Final... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

The most efficacious way to see if a crab apple is ripe is to slice it open; if the seed is brown, then the fruit is ripe. Since some crab apples turn red upon ripening, while others turn a yellowish-orange, looking insi... More »

Cut a mango fruit by separating the fruit from the seed, cutting a checkerboard pattern into the fruit, and then separating the fruit from the peel. Although there are multiple ways to cut a mango, this method can be use... More » Food Food Facts Fruits & Veggies

Although cherries and berries are both considered fleshy fruits, cherries are drupes, which are a type of fruit that contain a single seed in the center surrounded by a hard core. Berries are a type of fruit on which the... More »