Posted March 26th, 2021 by Fruidel Team
Interesting Fruity Fact – A tomato is a fruit
The confusion arose after the 1890s when the US supreme court named them a vegetable for taxation purposesBotanically, Tomatoes Are Fruits
Botanically, Tomatoes Are Fruits
According to science, tomatoes are fruits.
All fruits have a single seed or many seeds inside and grow from the flower of a plant (2).
Like other true fruits, tomatoes form from small yellow flowers on the vine and naturally contain a multitude of seeds. These seeds can later be harvested and used to produce more tomato plants.
Interestingly, some modern varieties of tomato plants have been intentionally cultivated to stop producing seeds. Even when this is the case, a tomato is still considered to be the fruit of the plant in botanical terms.
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