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21 Fruits And Veggies You Didn't Know Grew Like That

BRB having nightmares about demon asparagus.

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1. Asparagus grows STRAIGHT OUT OF THE GROUND and it's kinda creepy.

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2. Eggplants grow on low plants and are technically berries (wtf).

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3. Peanuts grow underground and look kinda gnarly.

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4. Cashews grow out of these weird apple-like things and have toxic shells, which is why you'll never see unshelled cashews at the store.

5. Artichokes are flowers — the part we eat is the bud of the flower — and they produce these beautiful blossoms when they bloom, rendering the rest of the plant inedible.

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6. Quinoa is the edible seeds of this plant.

7. Pineapples grow in the middle of these cute plants and make for some really cute pineapple fields.

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8. Avocados grow on trees in big clusters. See you at Chipotle!

9. Kiwi grow on vines. For some reason, I always pictured a tree??

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10. Almonds are the seeds of this tree. They grow in woody shells.

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11. Ginger is the underground root of this plant.

12. Papayas grow like bananas in a cluster on a tree.

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13. Kidney beans grown in pods, obvi.

14. Dates grow in large, pendulous clumps on date palm trees.

15. Capers are the pickled flower buds of this plant.

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16. Brussels sprouts grow aboveground in these crazy stalks.

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17. Celery grows straight out of the ground, too.

18. Chickpeas grow in low plants in these little green shells.

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19. Olives grow on weird-looking trees and are harvested by shaking the bough or tree until they fall off.

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20. Cinnamon is literally the dried inner bark of this tree.

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21. Broccoli is actually the flower of this plant.

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