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What's the Only Fruit to Have its Seeds on the Outside?

By April 11, 2005

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Everyone should know this answer, but I admit I didn't think of it at first. If you guessed Strawberries, you were right. Sometimes the questions about everyday reality are the hardest to answer. Be sure and check-out this article to find out more about this red fruit.


September 22, 2006 at 8:49 pm
(1) Michael says:

The strawberry is not the only fruit with the seed on the outside the cashew fruit also has its seed on the outside.

July 6, 2011 at 3:02 am
(2) Patricia Anthony says:

As a matter of Fact the Cashew is the only fruit that has one seed on the outside.

July 22, 2007 at 4:49 pm
(3) Robin says:

Yes Cashew fruit also has its seed on the outside.

June 6, 2008 at 1:36 am
(4) Jolis says:

That is not true, also cashews have their seeds on the outside

December 2, 2008 at 7:34 am
(5) Kay says:

Strawberries do NOT have their seeds on the outside: “what most people call seeds on the outside of the strawberry fruit are actually
the true fruits. Technically, they are achenes.” (from madsci.org).
Another urban myth, folks!

November 9, 2011 at 12:04 am
(6) ali waqas says:

straw berrry isnt a fruit either , its a flower

March 22, 2009 at 10:10 pm
(7) gharrison7 says:

Pineapples also have their seeds on the outside. The little pits in the skin contain the seeds and they are removed when the skin is cut off to get to the fruit in the middle.

August 22, 2009 at 4:00 pm
(8) barbarian toad says:

pineapple is not a fruit. it is a stalk, like a palm tree chut.

April 16, 2011 at 11:07 pm
(9) Eve Nightingale says:

So we’re arguing over fruit? Nice. I actually learned a lot.

November 9, 2011 at 12:09 am
(10) ali waqas says:

Contrary to popular belief, the sweet red flesh of the strawberry is not the fruit. It is a part of the flower called the receptacle, which swells to attract animals to eat and scatter the true fruit. These are the small seed-like parts, called an achene.

October 26, 2012 at 12:22 pm
(11) Emmyjasper says:

Now i’m confused about strawberries, which is the right answer??????

June 28, 2013 at 9:39 am
(12) gene says:

What about rasberrys, blackberrys, dew berrys, they are all like strawberrys and have little seeds on the outside.

August 2, 2013 at 11:45 am
(13) george says:

Strawberries are not a fruit. They are part if the flower

August 2, 2013 at 4:54 pm
(14) Smarty says:

Strawberries is the wrong answer. The little “seeds” on the strawberries are actually individual fruit, if you search it up you will learn the TRUE facts about strawberries. Just cause you see it with an naked eye doesn’t mean it’s automatically seeds.

August 21, 2013 at 6:58 am
(15) jenny says:

yeah right cashew wer the only fruit that has seeds on the outside we have it on our backyard

August 30, 2013 at 8:25 am
(16) Giuseppe Cannova says:

Actually, there is one more fruit which I have tried and seems as tho it has seeds on the outside, which is called, as the southern Italians say: “Fico D’India”
which means i believe the figg from India?
But yes there is your evidence.

November 24, 2013 at 5:06 am
(17) Deepak Kerkar says:

I believe cashew is the only fruit with the seed on the outside… and we have them lots in Goa, India. …


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