A list of fruits and vegetables

A list of fruits and vegetables names

To most of us ‘fruit’ means juicy foods which grow on certain plants and trees. Oranges, apples, and apricots are three examples.

These fruits taste good and are very important in our diet. They can give us vitamins, mineral salts as well as natural sugars. The water, seeds, and skins of fruit help our digestion.

To scientists who study plants, fruits are the ripe seed cases of any flowering plant. The fruits protect the seeds as they develop and help spread them when they are ripe. Some fruits scatter seeds. Other fruits are eaten by birds and animals that spread the seeds.

In many plants, the seeds are enclosed in fleshy fruits. Many fruits are good to eat. As the fruits develop from the flowers, the sepals and petals wither and finally drop off. In this post, we’ll provide you with a list of fruits and vegetables.

 

Here is a list of fruits names:

  • Apples
  • Apricots
  • Avocado
  • Ackee
  • Bananas
  • Bilberries
  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Boysenberries
  • Cantaloupes (cantalope)
  • Chocolate-Fruit
  • Cherimoya
  • Cherries
  • Cranberries
  • Cucumbers
  • Currants
  • Dates
  • Durian
  • Eggplant
  • Elderberries
  • Figs
  • Gooseberries
  • Grapes
  • Grapefruit
  • Green melon
  • Honeydew melons
  • Horned melon
  • Huckleberries
  • Jujubes
  • Kiwis (zespri kiwi)
  • Lemons
  • Limes
  • Lychees
  • Mangos
  • Mangosteen
  • Mulberries
  • Nectarines
  • Olives
  • Oranges
  • Papaya
  • Passion fruit
  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Pineapple
  • Pink fruit
  • Plums
  • Pomegranate
  • Prickly Pear
  • Quince
  • Raspberries
  • Rose Apple
  • Starfruit
  • Sapadilla
  • Strawberries
  • Tangelo
  • Tangerines
  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelons
  • Yellow watermelon
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A list of vegetables names in English

Vegetables are plants that we can eat. They taste less sweet than fruits. Vegetables such as spinach and lettuce are eaten for their leaves.

Other vegetables are eaten for their stems or roots. Carrots and parsnips are roots. Celery and asparagus are stems. Beans, peas, and sweet corn are seeds.

Peas and beans supply body-building proteins. leafy and root vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, and fibres to help keep our digestion working properly.

Here is a list of vegetables in English:

  • Asparagus
  • Beans
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprout
  • Cabbages
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Celeriac
  • Celery
  • Fennel
  • fresh herbs, flowers
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Indian vegetables
  • Leeks
  • Lettuce
  • Microgreens
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Spring onions
  • Peas
  • Sugar snap peas
  • Snow peas
  • Potatoes
  • Radishes
  • Shallots
  • Spinach
  • Turnips
  • Watercress
  • Witloof
  • Yams

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