Are you ready for some fruity fun facts for you and the whole family? Yummy!

Fruity Fun Facts

By Busy Kiddo    Posted on Oct 28, 2020

Are you ready for some fruity fun facts for you and the whole family? Yummy!

Did you know?

  • Strawberries are not actual berries but a banana is considered a berry! Really???
  • When you put a grape into a microwave, it explodes.

  • Peaches, raspberries and apples are all members of the rose family.
  • The tomato is the world's most popular fruit.

  • Coffee beans are fruit pits and are not actually beans.
  • The Japanese farmers grow square watermelons for easy stack and store, how clever?

  • Cucumbers are in fact a fruit and not a vegetable.
  • The study of fruit is called 'pomology.'

  • Green fruits help strengthen your teeth and bones.
  • An apple is known to give you more energy than a cup of coffee.

  • There is a tree that sprouts between 3-7 different fruits and it is called a 'fruit salad tree.'
  • There are more genes in tomatoes than there are in humans.

  • Pineapples are actually a fruit made up of a whole lot of berries that grow together.
  • There is more Vitamin C in strawberries than in oranges.

  • In Asheville, North Carolina, there is an 'edible park' that has fruit and nut trees where people can go and pick off of them for some fresh snacks!
  • An average strawberry has about 200 seeds on it.

  • Apples are made up of 25% air, that is why they float in water.
  • Half a cup of milk has the same amount of calcium as a half a cup of figs.

  • A pineapple plant only produces one pineapple each year.
  • Oranges are not all orange in colour!

I hope you enjoyed those fruity facts. The fun doesn't end just yet, scroll down for some fun fruity puns for the whole family!

Until next time,