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 the ovary.
All the seeds on the outside of the strawberry are tiny ovaries holding a seed. The scientific name for these tiny ovary/seeds is achene. There can be 200 achenes on a single strawberry.
Despite this, strawberries don't reproduce through their seeds, but through runners. Some varieties of strawberries bear only a single crop in summer, while others have a second crop in late fall.Learn More
Apples, pears, peaches, cherries, blackberries, strawberries, quinces, apricots, and raspberries are fruits of the rose family. Fruits of the rose family typically have flowers with five petals centered around a cup that holds pistils and stamens.Full Answer >
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 due to the way that they are grown.Full Answer >
There is no specific fruit than can be deemed as the healthiest due to the fact that all fruits have nutritious value. Though some fruits have been deemed "superfruits," this is simply a marketing term created in 2005. However, superfruits do tend to have higher antioxidant levels than traditional fruits.Full Answer >
Some fruits that start with the letter "U" include the ugli fruit and the ugni berry. The ugli fruit is a Jamaican hybrid of an orange, a tangerine and a grapefruit. The ugni berry is a small, strawberry-scented berry that is red, white or purple.Full Answer >