10 Shocking Fruits And Vegetables You Never Knew Existed

As a child we were never fans of fruits, and even less of a fan of vegetables. Growing up complacency has set in, leaving a very particular set of fruits and veges we am even willing to try. We can’t imagine what my life would have been like if we were exposed to these ten shocking fruits and vegetables we never knew existed. From the beautiful to the delicious to the weird and wacky, this list will leave you wondering whether you should go out and try these for yourself.

Romanesco Broccoli

This broccoli looks very similar to fractals from the Mandelbrot set, but is more crunchy than regular broccoli according to reports.


The green unripened version of this fruit is said to contain some toxins. Native to the tropical parts of West Africa, this fruit is part of the same family of plant as the lychee.