Shake up your fruit diet a bit with these 5 exotic fruits all waiting for you to give them a try. 1. Canistel More commonly known as the eggfruit, the canistel is the fruit of a fruit-bearing tree from Central America. The fruit is eaten when it ripens to a rich yellow color and the flesh has become soft. It’s flesh has a creamy texture and is said to taste something like butternut squash or some sweet potato varieties. Eat
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1. The red banana is a cultivar that belongs to the same group as the Cavendish banana. Its designated scientific name is Musa accuminata (AAA Group) “Red Dacca” and is a native plant of the tropics, being grown in Southeast Asia, India, Africa and Central America as a food crop. 2. Bananas aren’t very frost hardy, but may tolerate a little cold now and then. Bananas generally fare well in states where it is generally warmer, such as Florida. 3.
1.The tamarillo fruit is the fruit of a subtropical shrub, native to Central and South America. It is said to be one of the lost food of the Incas. 2. Tamarillos are grown as a commercial crop in New Zealand, Ecuador and Colombia. 3. Tamarillos were first introduced in the United States by the USDA from seeds the agency acquired in 1913 and 1926, first planted at a facilty in California. Today, tamarillos are still grown on a smaller scale