Is a pecan a fruit or vegetable?

Answer The state tree of Texas produces pecans that are, botanically speaking, a fruit. According to Palomar College's W.P. Anderson, most botanists place pecans in the drupe family with other fruits like... Read More »

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When do pecan trees bear fruit?

Depending on the cultivar and the geographic location, pecan trees bear fruit from early to late fall (mid-September to mid-December). Some cultivars begin producing as early as 6 years of age, whi... Read More »

Is paw-paw a fruit or vegetable?

Paw Paw is a fruit. In some countries, it is also known as papaya.

Is a fig a fruit or vegetable?

The fig is a tree Ficus Carica grown for its fruit since ancient times, so a fig is a fruit. Botanically all of the plant kingdom are vegetable matter but horticulturally a vegetable is a plant eit... Read More »

Is a pea a fruit or a vegetable?

Botanists classify peas as fruits because they come from the ripened ovary of a flower. However, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Nix v. Hedden in 1893 that peas are vegetables because they are comm... Read More »