A grape is a type of berry and not a citrus fruit. Grapes grow on deciduous woody vines, while citrus fruits are produced by flowering plants in the rue family.
There are more than 8,000 varieties and 60 species of grapes, and grape colors include green, black, red, purple and yellow. Like blueberries, grapes have leathery skins and fleshy insides. Citrus fruits, such as grapefruit, oranges, lemons and limes, typically have textured peels that produce an oil with a distinct pleasant-smelling aroma when squeezed. Spanish explorers introduced grapes to America, and Concord grapes were developed in Massachusetts. Raisins and currants are dried grapes.Learn More
The olive is a fruit. Specifically, it is a drupe with a fleshy, outer covering that surrounds a pit. Olives are found on trees that can live to be hundreds of years old. Olives have been cultivated for thousands of years, and there are hundreds of types of olive cultivars.Full Answer >
Peppers are technically a fruit. Botanists consider everything that grows from the flower of a plant to be a fruit. All of the other parts are classified as vegetables.Full Answer >
"Guanabana" is a Spanish name for the soursop fruit, a tropical tree fruit that is has an edible, fleshy pulp. The fruit originated in the West Indies and South America but is grown in tropical climates all over the world, as of 2014. It is particularly popular in Southeast Asia.Full Answer >
There are two types of grapes that are measured by weight. A grape that includes seeds weighs 5.1 grams on average, while one seedless grape typically weighs 5 grams.Full Answer >