Twitter is freaking out about how cashews grow

Twitter is freaking out about how cashews grow

Ever thought of where the humble cashew nut comes from?

Perhaps the origins of the cashew has never even crossed your mind, but alas, on this Thursday morning, prepare to be amazed.

Firstly, they grow on trees. That's right. Trees.

Not only that, but they are attached to a pepper/ apple-like structures which suspends them from the branches.

One user wrote: "Wow! Who knew cashews look like angry old men yelling at you to get off their lawn as they grow? They taste so much better than they look."

The picture also left others wondering what the fruit itself tastes like and why we don't eat it:

And for the final shocker?

Cashews aren't even nuts!

Technically, cashews are seeds harvested from the cashew apple, produced by cashew trees.

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