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 »

How do you tell a fruit from a vegetable?

Fruits develop from the ovaries of plants and contain the seeds. Some plants develop other parts to contain or hold the seeds ("pomes" like the apple and pear, accessory fruits like the strawberry)... Read More »