Fruiting Shrubs

A berry is a berry is a berry – isn’t it?  Well yes, except when it isn’t, as it turns out.   (The Garden, September 2012)

True berries: blackcurrant, grape, blueberry, gooseberry and kiwi fruit.

Drupes: cherry, peach and plum.

Drupelets: raspberry and blackberry are aggregates of many drupes.

True nuts: hazel nuts.

Not true nuts: almond and walnut

Pome fruits: apple, pear (are technically false fruits)

True fruits: strawberry

 

 

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