Old agricultural metaphor are fascinating - sometimes we are using them even though the closest we ever get to harvesting a crop is squeezing a tomato in the store; the thought of even getting dirt under your nails may send shivers down your spine. One of the most common is the idea of bearing fruit.
The answer is Yes, but it's a mixed bag. Have you ever taken a jelly bean from a BeanBoozled box? You are just as likely to get a Peach flavor as you are a Dead Fish, or a Buttered Popcorn as a Rotten Egg.