Is the hot pepper a fruit or vegetable?

Answer A fruit is defined as the ripened ovary of a flower and contains the seeds of the plant. Using that definition, the University of Arkansas considers all peppers to be fruit, even though they are of... Read More »

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Is a red pepper a fruit or vegetable?

According to the University of Illinois, "Pepper is a tender, warm-season vegetable." It is controversial that the seeds of a pepper should make it a fruit, but is commonly called a vegetable becau... Read More »

Is bell pepper a fruit or vegetable?

A bell pepper is a fruit. Bell peppers come in a range of colors including red, green, yellow, purple and brown. The bell-pepper plant starts as a seed and grows to three to four feet tall.Source:U... Read More »

Is a bell pepper a fruit or a vegetable?

Bell peppers are considered a fruit, according to the University of California, Davis. Generally, fruits contain the seed of the plant. However, you can sometimes use fruits as vegetables, such as ... Read More »

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 »