PROPERTIES OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES Apple and tomato are fruits of the plant. Potato is not a fruit. It s actually a stem that stores the food for the plant. The flowers of a plant form fruit. We call some of the fruits as vegetables because we eat them when cooked or they do not taste sweet.
FLESHY FRUITS AND DRY FRUITS FLESHY FRUITS Fleshy fruits are fruits that have pulp. For example apple, papaya and lemons. Some fleshy fruits like guava and apples have a skin that is soft and we can eat. Other fleshy fruits like papaya and watermelon have skin that is hard and we cannot eat. DRY FRUITS Dry fruits have no pulp and usually the fruit looks like a pod, shell or nut. For example groundnut and peas