Strawberries are the only fruit that has seeds on the outside. The fruits are high in vitamin C and are a significant source of folic acid, which is essential for fetal development. More »

To grow fruit trees from seeds, gather the seeds, remove any remaining fruit flesh, and allow them to air dry. Most fruit seeds require chilling before they sprout. Trees from seed are not true to the fruit from which th... More »

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While it's true that strawberries are covered in tiny yellow seeds, the red edible part of the strawberry is not actually a fruit. The dried seeds on the outside of the strawberry are the actual fruit. More »

You can "thump" a watermelon and detect any color changes in the outside of the fruit to see if it is ripe. A ripe watermelon should sound hollow when thumped and should have a dull sheen. More »

Easy removal from the vine; raised, tan netting on the outside of the fruit; a strong scent; and a growth period between 30 and 45 days since flowering are signs a cantaloupe is ready to pick. Cantaloupes that are harves... More »

Botanically speaking, a tomato is a fruit because it has seeds. A fruit develops from the ovary of a plant and contains at least one seed inside it. Many fruits contain multiple seeds, including the tomato. More »

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Strawberries are covered with seeds that are housed inside approximately 200 or more achenes that dot the surface of the fruit. Achenes, commonly mistaken as seeds act as protective coatings while the seeds develop. More »

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