We’re one of the most popular fruits in the world! We grow on a lovely tree with spreading branches covered with pretty white blossoms from which apples grow once the flowers have been pollinated by insects.
Did you know we come in green and red colours too? We can be as short as 15cm or as long as 25cm
Did you know that some grape vine root stocks have been found in China that date back to before the great ice age? We grow in bunches, which can be like a pyramid, round or long and thin.
We have smooth, white or yellow skin with pale green to green flesh. We're about 15-20cm in diameter, and round to oval in shape. Our flesh, contained by the thin, firm skin or rind, is moist, sweet and succulent with seeds in the centre.
We were given the name kiwifruit by New Zealand growers and this is the name we're known by in Australia. We're cylindrical and egg-shaped, about 8cm long, with reddish-brown skin which is covered in short hairs.
We may be small but we pack a punch in the flavour and nutrition stakes. You see we have the ability to bring out the flavour of other foods, as well as tasting great ourselves.
We're related to European pears, apples and quinces. We're more or less round in shape, slightly smaller than a tennis ball, with greenish-yellow skin which can be speckled with brown flecks.
Oranges are available all year round. We're the best-known citrus fruit and are related to mandarins, lemons, grapefruit, limes and citrons.
We come in several distinct types, varying in size, colour and taste. We common, or purple, passionfruit are the size of an egg, round to egg-shaped with a thick, purple skin, which becomes dull and wrinkled as we ripen
We're available most of the year and our skin is slightly rough, yellowish when ripe, and encloses a crisp, juicy, white flesh.
We're stone fruits, with a range of pink to purple skin colours. Our flesh is also multi-coloured from yellow, creamy-white to blood red.
We're actually very tasty and so nutritious no one can afford to exclude us from their diet. We grow on rounded bushes (bush beans) which support themselves or on climbing plants.
We come in many different types and have many different names depending on where we come from. We have white or green, thick, crunchy stems with light to dark green wide leaves. All parts of us are eaten.
I belong to the Brassica family and am closely related to the cabbage. My fellow broccoli heads and I can range in colour from dark green to purplish green.
We capsicums are closely related to hot chillies, but we're sweeter tasting and not at all hot to eat. Most of us are glossy, smooth-skinned, and blocky.
We're related to the melons, pumpkins and squash but we have our individual style. We're usually torpedo-shaped with green to dark green or white skin surrounding a whitish edible pulp containing seeds.
We eggplants grow on a bush that produces variously shaped fruit over a long period of time. Our most common type is the glossy, smooth skinned, tear drop-shaped eggplant which has dark purplish satin-like skin.
We've been enjoyed for thousands of years. One of the world's most popular salad vegetables, we come in many shapes, sizes and colours. There are four main types in Australia, all of which are widely grown.
We're white cultivated mushrooms and our edible part is our fruiting body which produces spores. We're the most commonly sold mushroom and consist of an umbrella-like head.
We're a bulb formed from the bases of our leaves. The most common being round to oval-shaped and slightly smaller than a tennis ball.
We're a close relative of tomatoes, eggplants, and capsicums. Our skin colour varies from creamy-to-white, yellow, red to even purple.
We're normally hard-shelled and come in many different shapes and sizes. Our flesh is usually yellowish-orange, firm, moist and at our centre is a mass of flat seeds.
Yes, we're a fruit all right but everyone thinks we're a vegetable because we're used in savoury dishes. We have glossy, thin, smooth skin, with a juicy flesh containing numerous soft, edible seeds.