Fruit? Vegetable? Herb?

Lester Young youngl at hort.cri.nz
Sun Mar 5 19:19:01 EST 1995


OK, here's a new, but related quandry;  how would you categorise a fig
(the bit you eat)?  I read somewhere that it is actually the ovary or
flower of the plant.  Is this true?  Most people would call it a fruit,
but it does cook up quite nicely too.

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Lester Young                lyoung at hort.cri.nz
Hort+Research
Private Bag 3123
Hamilton, New Zealand



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