Pepino
Pepino (Melon Pear, Sweet Cucumber, Solanum muricatum) is a shrub native to South America, where it is mainly grown and also cultivated in New Zealand. Quite large rounded fruits weighing…

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Sapodilla
Sapodilla (Moss Tree, Wood Potato, Oil Tree, Ahra, Sapodilla, Prang khaa, La-mut, Naseberry, Chiku) is native to Mexico and is now grown almost everywhere in the tropical countries of America…

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Santol or Cato
Santol grows in the countries of Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Philippines). The fruit of Santola has a rounded shape from 8 to 15 cm in diameter with…

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Kiwi

Kiwi fruit is a berry. It has small fruits of a round or oval shape, covered on the outside with a fleecy thin brown skin. The mass of the fruit can reach up to 80 g, diameter – up to 7 cm. Under the peel is juicy pulp, depending on the variety, it can be from green to yellow. In the very middle of the fruit, the pulp is white, surrounded by many small black seeds. The seeds are edible, taste sour. Kiwi pulp, in general, is sweet with a slight acidity, resembles a mixture of gooseberries, apples, pineapples.

Kiwi is grown in countries with a subtropical climate (Italy, New Zealand, Chile, Greece). There are also small plantations in Russia (Krasnodar Territory). You can buy everywhere at any time of the year.

You need to choose smooth fruits, without dents or other damage to the skin, their ripeness is determined by the softness of the fruit. If the fruits are hard and hard, then they will finish off at home without any problems, for which they need to be placed in a bag with apples for one to two days. Kiwi can be stored at room temperature for up to 5 days, in the refrigerator for up to two weeks, previously by putting it in a bag or plastic container.

Kiwi can be used in two ways: peel and cut into slices or cut in half and eat the pulp with a spoon.

Kiwi contains a large amount of vitamins B and C, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium.

Various desserts, fruit salads are made from it, served with meat, fish, seafood, and drinks are prepared (syrups, liquors, wine, cocktails). Used in cosmetology.

Ripening season is all year round.

Goji berries
Among the supporters of a healthy diet, Goji berries, which are grown in Mongolia, China, Tibet, have recently become popular. Wild varieties (common dereza) grow in our latitudes and are…

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Abacashi
Abacashi (Abacaxi) is mainly grown in Brazil. Most readers, looking at a photograph of the fruit, will say that this is just pineapple and it has long been no longer…

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Purple Mombin
Purple Mombin (Mexican plum, Spondius Purpurea, Spondias purpurea, jocote, Hog Plum, Makok, Amra, Sirigela, Siriguela, Ciriguela, Ciruela). The homeland of mombin is tropical America from Mexico to Brazil and the…

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Marula
Marula (Marula, Sclerocarya birrea) - except in Africa, in the south and west of the continent, you will not meet this tree. It is almost impossible to buy fruits outside…

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