Food·Posted on Mar 7, 2017Listen Up: Everything You Know About Pineapple IS A LIEPineapple, we're getting divorced.by Julie GersteinBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink THE PINEAPPLE. So spiky, yet so delicious. Gresei / Getty Images But what if I told you that PINEAPPLE WAS NOTHING MORE THAN A SWEET AND TASTY LIE?! Pichest / Getty Images First of all, did you know that 'napples grow on these weird stalky plant thingies? Getty Images LOOK! Here's a field of 'em just growing in the weirdest way possible. Nope, not on trees, and not in the ground, but on strange flowering plants. Wikimedia But that's not even the craziest thing. It turns out that pineapples are actually what's called a multiple fruit. A pineapple is ACTUALLY made up of a bunch of BERRIES fused together. Getty Images AHHHHHH! A PINEAPPLE IS MADE UP OF BERRIES. Getty Images Per this helpful diagram, you can see that pineapples have a central axis around which a cluster of fruiting flowers form. The plant's ovaries grow into berries which then form the SHAPE OF PINEAPPLE. slideshare.net (Pssst...Other multiple fruits include mulberries and figs, ahem.) Elenathewise / Getty Images Getty Images So why the HEEEECK do we call this lying liar of a delicious fruit a pineapple? Because it looks kind of like a lil' pinecone when it's sprouting. Public Domain So please, consider these LIES the next time you're sipping on a refreshing piña colada. Nevarpp / Getty Images It's only right.