1. Rose Apples

Rose Apples

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These pretty pink apples are bell-shaped and taste like a really crunchy apple and rose had a baby. They are now popular in Asia but are native to the East Indies. They spoil quickly so they are not usually sold in supermarkets.

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2. Salak

Snake Fruit

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“Snake Fruit” is native to Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. The small fruit with the apple textured flesh has a scaly skin which looks similar to a snake’s.

3. Jack Fruit

Jack Fruit

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This intresting 80-pound fruit happens to be the largest fruit in the world. They can be eaten raw or cooked. When cooked, it takes on the appearance of shredded meat. When raw, they can be compared to a banana but with a tarter flavor.

4. Jabuticaba


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These plum-sized like grapes grow directly on the tree trunks and branches and are native to Latin America. They are often eaten fresh and are also use to make liqueur and wines.

5. African Cucumber

African Cucumber, Horned Melon

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The African Cucumber/Horned Melon is known as one of the world’s most beautiful fruits for it bright orange outside and vibrant green and yellow interior that forms a beautiful geometric design. Its flavor can be compared to a combination of cucumbers, zucchinis, bananas, and lemons. Although native to Africa, this fruit is now grown in California, Chile, Australia, and New Zealand.

6. Pineberries


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These white strawberries with red seeds are actually the oldest strawberry variety. Strawberries did use to be white until the Chilean white strawberry and the North American scarlets produced Fragaria ananassa.

7. Rambutan


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These spiky fruit, once opened are reminiscent of lychee fruits. The inside is sweet when ripe.

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