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A. Foster hollies can be parthenocarpic, which refers to the formation of fruit without the need for both male and female plants.
Since banana fruits technically berrylike ripened ovaries develop without fertilization they are termed parthenocarpic.
The term for such a fruit is parthenocarpic, meaning virgin fruit.
Some parthenocarpic fruits, such as stoneless mangoes, plums and avocados, can be pretty unusual.
It wasn’t until parthenocarpic figs materialized that humans took the reins.
Unlike most cucumbers, which rely on insects to pollinate the flowers, the Japanese variety Tasty Jade can be grown year-round in a greenhouse because the all-female flowers are parthenocarpic—meaning they don’t need pollination.