Here are 10 Interesting Strawberry facts.

1-5 Strawberry Facts

1. Japan has strawberries called the “Scent of First Love” that are completely white inside and out with red seeds. – Source

2. Strawberry generation is a Chinese term for anyone who is born after 1981. Named after strawberries because strawberries “bruise easily”, they can not withstand social pressure or work hard like their parents’ generation. – Source

3. The University of California at Davis is one of the largest breeders and patent holders of strawberry varieties in the world. – Source

4. Strawberries are in the same plant family as roses. – Source

5. The “seeds” you see on the outside of a strawberry are actually the plant’s ovaries and are called “achenes.” Each “seed” is technically a separate fruit that has a seed inside of it. – Source

6-10 Strawberry Facts

6. There is a strawberry that resists cold because it’s engineered with antifreeze producing genes from an arctic flounder fish. – Source

7. Strawberry leaves are edible and rather nutritious. – Source

8. A strawberry isn’t a berry, but watermelons, bananas, and pumpkins are berries. – Source

9. The Coat of arms of Madrid shows a strawberry tree. – Source

10. One serving of about eight strawberries provides more vitamin C than an orange. – Source

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Last Update: April 30, 2018