What makes a tomato a fruit?

Answer When you think of tomatoes, you likely think of them as vegetables. After all, cooks commonly use tomatoes in savory sauces and in main dishes, while fruits are usually used for desserts. In the pl... Read More »

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What is a tomato fruit or vegetable?

Why is a tomato classed as a fruit if its because the seeds are on the inside what about a cucumber?

botanically, fruits are the ovary of a plant containg seeds, cucumber seeds do not often develop properly but the cucumber is still a fruitas for the strawberry, the 'seeds' are actually the fruits... Read More »

How is the tomato a fruit!?

To really figure out if a tomato is a fruit or vegetable, you need to know what makes a fruit a fruit, and a vegetable a vegetable. The big question to ask is, DOES IT HAVE SEEDS? If the answer is ... Read More »

Is tomato classified as a fruit?

Tomatoes can be classified as either a fruit or vegetable. Botanists classify them as a fruit since they are the reproductive structures and have seeds. However, as W.P. Armstrong of Palomar Colleg... Read More »