FRUITS

 

  

  

Cedar bay cherries,scientifically known as Eugenia reinwardtiana and it belongs to the Myrtaceae family Cedar Bay Cherries are also known as beach cherries Cedar bay Cherries have a bright orange-red colored juicy, soft flesh that surrounds a cherry-like pit Cedar Bay cherries have a sweet flavor tantalizing the taste buds with the flavors of the cherry combined with a tinge of grape taste in it

  

  

The Cherry of the Rio Grande fruit plants grows on a narrow shrub of the same name, that reaches an average of 5 meters tall and has dark green, glossy leaves The tree flowers in spring and is covered with 4 to 5 white petaled blooms and multiple long white stamen Fruits appear within weeks of the flowers

  

  

A highly nutritious fruit of an evergreen tree found across Singapore and Malaysia, Bignay is well known for its health benefits This gooseberry sized, reddish hued fruit is also known as the Queensland cherry The fruit as well as its leaves render various health benefits

  

  

The silverberry, also known as wolf-willow and silver buffaloberry in English or chalef changeant in French, had a limited use in the indigenous American diet Yet, it remained important source of food, medicine, and craft material Silverberry plants are deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees The alternate leaves and the shoots are usually covered with tiny silvery to brownish scales, giving the plants a whitish to grey-brown colour from a distance

  

  

The Acai berry is one of the healthiest berries you will ever find Acai is an indigenous berry found in the rain forests of the Amazon This fruit has been heralded for centuries as a healing, immune-stimulating, energy-boosting fruit

  

  

Blackberries are often considered one of the easiest fruits to grow at home They are a native species to the United States and grow as a small shrub or trailing vine The fruit from this plant can be used for table fruit, syrup, jams and jelly

  

  

Blueberries contain a type of flavonoid known as anthocyanins, which are responsible for giving foods like blueberries, cranberries, red cabbage and eggplants their iconic deep red, purple and blue hues Anthocyanins are responsible for more than just the blueberry's pretty blue color - they also contribute to the popular fruit's numerous health benefits Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions

  

  

Black, red, and white mulberry are widespread in southern Europe, the Middle East, northern Africa and Indian subcontinent, where the tree and the fruit have names under regional dialects Jams and sherbets are often made from the fruit in this region Mulberries can be grown from seed, and this is often advised as seedling-grown trees are generally of better shape and health, but they are most often planted from large cuttings which root readily

  

  

Morus alba, known as white mulberry, is a fast-growing, small to medium-sized mulberry tree which grows to 10 - 20 m tall It is generally a short-lived tree with a lifespan comparable to that of humans, although there are some specimens known to be over 250 years old The species is native to northern China, and is widely cultivated and naturalized elsewhere (United States, Mexico, Australia, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina, etc

  

  

The various species are commonly called elder or elderberryThe elderberry bush is a large plant with low-hanging branches that produces dark purple berries that can be used in jams, wines, and juicesThey bear large clusters of small white or cream-colored flowers in late spring

  

  

Blackberry Jam

  

  

Araza Boi is a fruit tree, originating in western part of Amazonia This plant is a kind of less known and underutilized crop, which have certain attractive properties for further agricultural development Although the fruit is very acidic for direct consumption, it can be processed into juices, nectars, marmalades, ice-creams etc

  

  

A typical The Che fruit tree is a broad, spreading bush or small tree dotted with small thorns Like its mulberry relatives, the fruits are technically not a berries but rather aggregates of tiny fleshy drupes clustered around a single stem Somewhat resembling a lychee, they are round, approximately one to two inches in diameter and have a bumpy surface

  

  

Jaboticaba white fruit is a slow-growing evergreen that can reach a height of 15 meters if not pruned It has salmon-colored leaves when they are young, which turn green as they mature The tree prefers moist, rich, lightly acidic soil

  

  

White Jamun fruit plants (Syzygium cumini) is an evergreen tropical tree in the flowering plant family Myrtaceae, native to Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Indonesia The fruit is oblong, ovoid, starts green and turns pink to shining crimson white as it matures A variant of the tree produces white coloured fruit,commonly known as white jamun

  

  

The Butia Eriospatha Fruit - raw A succulent, fibreless pulp with a pleasant, acidic-sweet flavour Delicious It is used to make jellies and jams

  

  

Kafal is one of many extremely delicious wild fruits found throughout mid-Himalayan region The fruit looks somewhat like deep-red colored raspberries They barely have any pulp, have a big round seed in the center

  

  

Kiwi fruit or Chinese gooseberry is the edible berries of several species of woody vines in the genus Actinidia It has a fibrous, dull greenish-brown skin and bright green or golden flesh with rows of tiny, black, edible seeds The fruit has a soft texture and a sweet but unique flavor

  

  

Carambola or starfruit, is the fruit of Averrhoa carambola, a species of tree native to the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Mauritius and Seychelles The fruit is popular throughout Southeast Asia, the South Pacific, Micronesia, and parts of East Asia The tree is also cultivated throughout non-indigenous tropical areas

  

  

Pouteria caimito, the Abiu is a tropical fruit tree originated in the Amazonian region of South America It will grow an average of 33 feet (10 m) high, and can grow as high as 116 feet (35 m) under good conditions Its fruits shape varies from round to oval with a point