Are Peaches Stone Fruit?

Stone fruit, also known as drupes, are fruits which have fleshy outer parts surrounding a hard inner core, which contains the seed.

What about peaches? Are peaches considered stone fruit?

Yes they are!

Peaches have soft, edible flesh, and a hard pit inside them. This pit is the “stone” which gives them the name stone fruit.

Other stone fruits include cherries, plums, and apricots.

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