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 »

Different types of cherry trees include Japanese, choke and pin. The Japanese cherry tree is grown as an ornamental and is prized for its profusion of pink or white blooms. This cherry tree grows best in hardiness zones ... More »

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The cherry is not a berry. Cherries are drupes, or stone fruit. A drupe is any fruit that contains a center stone with a hard shell and a seed inside. Other drupes include peaches, mangos and plums. Berries, however, are... More »

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The cherry is not a berry. Cherries are drupes, or stone fruit. A drupe is any fruit that contains a center stone with a hard shell and a seed inside. Other drupes include peaches, mangos and plums. Berries, however, are... More »

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Strawberries are not technically berries. They are aggregate fruits because they come from flowers that contain more than one ovary. Berries, on the other hand, come from flowers with a single ovary; berries usually also... More »

Goji berries can be eaten raw, although many people prefer to use them in other ways. They are often used in homemade juice, brewed in tea, and added to fruit smoothies. Goji berries can also be added to cereal or trail ... More »

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Larger, more durable fruits like apples, oranges and grapefruits may be packaged in large cardboard boxes, while small, fragile fruit such as grapes and berries often require small plastic containers. The way a fruit is ... More »

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