Is the jalapeno a fruit or vegetable?

Answer Named after the town Xalapa in Veracruz, the jalapeno contains capsaicin, which makes it spicy and separates it from sweet pepper varieties. While sweet peppers are used in cooking as a vegetable, ... Read More »

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Is a jalapeno a vegetable?

AnswerThough normally thought of as a vegetable, the jalapeño chili pepper is a fruit. It is Relatively spicy, and can be tasted in 50 pounds of mild sauce.

Can You Grow Fruit From Jalapeno Seeds?

There's a certain thrill from starting a plant from saved seed. Jalapeno peppers are full of seeds, and those seeds could quite possibly sprout and grow, but you may not get what you're expecting. ... 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 »

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 »