Fun Food Fact


The word Vegetable has no scientific definition, so its still acceptable to call a Tomato a Vegetable?


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The tomato is the edible fruit of Solanum lycopersicum, commonly known as a tomato plant, which belongs to the nightshade family, Solanaceae.killertom  The species originated in Central and South America. The Nahuatl (Aztec language) word tomatl gave rise to the Spanish word “tomate”, from which the English word tomato originates.

Numerous varieties of tomato are widely grown in temperate climates across the world, with greenhouses allowing its production throughout the year and in cooler areas. The plants typically grow to


1–3 meters (3–10 ft) in killertomsheight and have a weak stem that often sprawls over the ground and vines over other plants. It is a perennial in its native habitat, and grown as an annual in temperate climates. An average common tomato weighs approximately 100 grams (4 oz).

 

 


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    1. Thank you very much, Fun Food Fact Blogs are one of my favorite to put together. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me as well as the Straight Outta my Kitchen Chat located top right hand corner of the site. Hope your weekend was great

      Chris

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