10 Foods That Look Super Cool While They’re Growing

Check out how bizarre these foods look on the vine, bush, tree or shooting out of the ground

Most of us have no idea where our food comes from, much less what it looks like when it’s growing. Here’s a look at some of the unusual ways plant foods grow.

Cashews grow on the outside of a fruit and look like strange little creatures out of Alice and Wonderland:

If you thought pineapples grew on trees, you were wrong. They grow straight up out of the ground as the centerpiece of small bushes:

Asparagus also grows straight up out of the ground as individual stalks that look like little martians:

Quinoa seeds grow in colorful stalks like these:

Kiwis don’t grow on trees either, they grow in clusters on a vine:

Cinnamon comes from the inner bark of a cinnamon tree:

Brussels sprouts grow in these cool spirals:

Artichokes are flowers that are supposed to be eaten before they bloom, like this:

Garbanzo beans or chickpeas grow in little green pods:

Dates grow in big heavy clusters at the top of a date palm tree:

Pretty amazing how many beautiful, edible creations Mother Nature has designed for us!