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Sapodilla Manilkara zapota
Sapodilla, Chicle, NaseberryThe Sapodilla is a fairly slow-growing, upright tree to 18 m (60 ft) or more in height. It is strong and wind-resistant, rich in white, gummy latex. Its leaves are alternate and evergreen, arranging themselves at the tops of each branch. The fruit may be nearly round, oval, or conical in shape....
Jaboticaba Myrciaria cauliflora
JaboticabaNative to Brazil, Jaboticabas grow at elevations from sea-level to 3,000 ft and are generally sensitive to frost according to varieties.
Tree Tomato Cyphomandra betacea
Tree Tomato, Tamarillo, Arbol De TomateTree tomatoes are small, half-woody, fast growing, solanaceous trees reaching 3 to 5.5 m in height that are native to South American highlands. Tree tomatoes are edible and can be consumed either as a fruit or vegetable. In the tropics, tree tomatoes do best at elevations between 1500 and 2800...
Baobab Adansonia digitata
Baobob, African Baobab, Cream Of Tartar Tree, Monkey Bread Tree, Upside Down TreeBaobab trees are large, robust trees that originate from Africa and are found in arid to semi-arid areas. The trees typically grow up to 20-30 meters (m) tall with a diameter of 2-10 m. The tree is used for food, fodder, shelter, and shade. Baobab trees typically grow as solitary individuals and...
Naranjilla Solanum quitoense
Naranjilla, LuloNaranjilla is a thorny, perennial plant, that can reach 2.5 m in height, producing yellowish-orange fruits in a similar fashion to tomatoes. The berries have a subacid flavor and are used to make juices, jams, jellies, and flavoring for ice cream or sherbet.
Black Sapote Diospyros digyna
Black Sapote, Zapote, Black PersimmonBlack sapote is a tall, attractive, evergreen tree growing to 25 m in height. It bears round fruit up to 5 cm in diameter, containing custard like, dark, sweet flesh, which is consumed fresh.
Atemoya Annona squamosa x Annona cherimola
AtemoyaAtemoya is a fast-growing tree up to 9 m tall. It is a hybrid of the cherimoya (Annona cherimola) and the sugar apple (Annona squamosa). The fruits are up to 10 cm in diameter and weigh up to 2 kg, sweet, and most often eaten fresh, in juice, or as a desert.
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Loquat Eriobotrya japonica
Loquat, Japanese Plum, Japanese MedlarLoquat is a subtropical or tropical high altitude fruit tree growing to 9 m in height. Loquats are most often grown for their fruit, but can be used for timber. The fruits are most often eaten fresh from the tree, cooked into deserts, or made into jam.
Noni Morinda citrifolia
Noni, Indian MulberryNoni is an evergreen shrub or small tree growing to 10 m in height. It is mainly used for medicinal purposes although the unpleasant smelling fruit is sometimes eaten.
Purple Passionfruit Passiflora edulis var. edulis
Purple Passionfruit, Purple GranadillaPurple Passionfruit is native to South America from southern Brazil southward to northern Argentina. It has been well established commercially in Brazil and is now grown in many areas of the subtropics or in the mid-elevation tropics worldwide. A related form, the more tropical Yellow...