Are Bell Peppers Monocots Or Dicots? (EXPLAINED)

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Question: Are bell peppers considered monocots or dicots?

Quick Answer: Scientists classify bell peppers as dicots.

Why Are Bell Peppers Considered Dicots?

When bell peppers seeds open, a tiny stem emerges with two seed leaves attached. The difference between a monocot and a dicot is that dicots have more than one embryonic leaf, and monocots only have one, so bell peppers are dicots.

Dicots Similar to Bell Peppers

  • Jalapenos
  • Banana Peppers
  • Pimiento
  • Onions
  • Eggplant