Strawberries

Berry Lovely

Description

Color - bright Red

Shape - Heart-shaped

Taste - sometimes bitter sometimes sweet

Distinguishing Characteristics - hundreds of different varieties, grows from a flower, scientific name is Fragaria(Latin for fragrant)

Nutrients

Some important nutrients in strawberries are vitamin C, potassium, folate, fiber, & antioxidants.

Methods & Recipes

interesting FACTS

-Strawberries are the only fruit with seeds on the outside

-The average strawberry has 200 seeds

-Strawberries are the first fruit to ripen in the spring

-There is a museum in Belgium just for strawberries

- Strawberries are a member of the rose family