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The Way Cashews Grow Is Mildly Shocking If You've Never Seen It Before

I'm upset.

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It turns out that cashews don't just spontaneously appear on the earth's surface. They grow! (Duh.)

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And apparently they look like an old man's untanned elbow skin close up. Yeck.

But before I show you how they grow I need you to look at these puppies and remember a time when the world was good and pure.

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Look at these three furry angels. I want to roll them back and forth under my bare feet.

Please observe the two parts: the cashew apple (the fruity, colorful part) and the cashew nut (still encased in the shell).

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If you're thinking that looks like a kidney bean hot glued to a bell pepper, 1) same, 2) I swear there's a cashew in there somewhere. And I'll prove it!

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H/T to this rad vid I found. And if there's something else I should learn, LEAVE SOME (NICE) COMMENTS!

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