What is the Difference Between a Fruit and a Vegetable? Basically, they grow(mature) differently You usually do not eat the entire vegetable (only the root, stem, leaves, etc.) Fruits are usually sweet, while vegetables are savory. Name some Fruits!!!!
FRUITS IN FLORIDAWhat fruits are grown in Florida? Oranges, Bananas, Strawberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Tomatoes* and many others.Some cool fruits grown in Florida: Coconuts, Dragon fruits, Lychee, Guava*Tomatoes are totally a FRUIT!
SUPER COOL FRUITS Pineapples! •Every pineapple plant only produces one pineapple every two years(it takes about 18 months for a pineapple to fully grow) •Eating unripe pineapples could be poisonous!
SUPER COOL FRUITS Guava’s are originally from Central America You can eat the seeds! There are over 150 different types- Chinese Guava, Strawberry, Lemon, Apple, and Mountain Guava. They have FOUR TIMES the Vitamin C of an orange (and 70 times the fiber).
SUPER COOL FRUITS Coconuts can be called fruits, nuts, or seeds They have three layers on the outside, with the woody layer the ones at the store have being the innermost one Shake it! There is coconut water inside, along with fleshy meat that can be eaten.
SUPER COOL FRUITS Asian pears are called apple pears because thy look like apples In Chinese legends, the pear was a symbol of IMMORTALITY, and in Japan they were said to ward off evil Being allergic to pears is really rare.
SUPER COOL FRUITS Papayas are filled with black, edible seeds that can be ground up and used as pepper Papayas contain papain, an enzyme that can be used to help cuts, burns and rashes Papaya trees are often 20 FEET TALL and the fruits can be from 1 to 20 pounds.
SUPER COOL FRUITS Jackfruit is from Southeast Asia, but it now grows in any tropical area- including South Florida! The average size is about 3 FEET LONG, OVER A FOOT WIDE, AND FORTY TO FIFTY POUNDS. The yellow fruit is eaten raw, while the seeds an be boiled like peanuts
SUPER COOL FRUITS Prickly pears are the fruit of a cactus, and are covered with tiny thorns bfore they are sold. The inside is full of tiny little edible seeds.
SUPER COOL FRUITS Persimmons are in season during the fall and winter, and can live in temperatures of zero degrees. The bark of the tree can get sunburned in the hot summer sun. The fruit can be squares, spheres, look like an acorn, and many other shapes.
SUPER COOL FRUITS Pomegranates are actually berries and is filled with many seeds Pomegranates are one of the oldest known fruits in the world They look similar to apples