21 Fruits And Veggies You Didn’t Know Grew Like That
1. Asparagus grows STRAIGHT OUT OF THE GROUND and it’s kinda creepy.
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2. Eggplants grow on low plants and are technically berries (wtf).
3. Peanuts grow underground and look kinda gnarly.
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4. Cashews grow out of these weird apple-like things and have toxic shells, which is why you’ll never see unshelled cashews at the store.
5. Artichokes are flowers — the part we eat is the bud of the flower — and they produce these beautiful blossoms when they bloom, rendering the rest of the plant inedible.
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6. Quinoa is the edible seeds of this plant.
7. Pineapples grow in the middle of these cute plants and make for some really cute pineapple fields.
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8. Avocados grow on trees in big clusters. See you at Chipotle!
9. Kiwi grow on vines. For some reason, I always pictured a tree??
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10. Almonds are the seeds of this tree. They grow in woody shells.
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11. Ginger is the underground root of this plant.
12. Papayas grow like bananas in a cluster on a tree.
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13. Kidney beans grown in pods, obvi.
14. Dates grow in large, pendulous clumps on date palm trees.
15. Capers are the pickled flower buds of this plant.
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16. Brussels sprouts grow aboveground in these crazy stalks.
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17. Celery grows straight out of the ground, too.
18. Chickpeas grow in low plants in these little green shells.
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19. Olives grow on weird-looking trees and are harvested by shaking the bough or tree until they fall off.
20. Cinnamon is literally the dried inner bark of this tree.
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21. Broccoli is actually the flower of this plant.