We all love fruits, and we have tasted or seen quite a number of them. In this article, we will introduce you to 10 strange fruits you have never heard of, they include:
Lemato: This fruit is a hybrid of lemon and tomato produced by some Israeli researchers. The genetically modified tomato has a lemon taste and rose aroma.
According to the description of individuals who tasted this genetically modified product, the describe it to have a perfume of rose geranium and lemongrass when tested against its unmodified counterparts.
These genetically modified tomatoes have a light red color due to the low amount of lycopene (a compound responsible for ripening) when compared to conventional tomatoes. The benefits of this tomatoes include:
It has a longer shelf life compared to conventional tomatoes due to the low amount of lycopene
It requires fewer pesticides to grow
Buddha shaped peers: This peer has the shape of Buddha and is grown by a farmer named house Jain Jang in China. To attain this shape, the farmer out the peers while they are little in molds, and whey they occupy the space inside the case, he would remove the molds and let the peer develop further in their own. According to legend, eating this fruit gives one the gift of immortality.
Horned melon: This fruit is also called Kawano horned melon or Kawano or the African horned cucumber. This fruit belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae and has horn-like spines.
When the bi corned melon is ripe, it’s characterized by AN orange skin and lime inexperienced jelly-like flesh with a refreshing fruity style and texture the same as the fervor fruit or pomegranate. The bi corned melon may be a native to geographic area.
The rose apple: Despite the name of this fruit, it has no relationship to roses or apples. Rather, the fruit is closely related to guava. This fruit has several species but the one with the scientific name is mostly eaten says Ischium Shambo’s. The plant is native to Southeast Asia and has gain popularity in the world as an ornamental plant.
Pineberries: These fruits are berries but got the name pineberries because of their pineapple flavor. Their seeds are white flesh, and red which differs from the regular strawberries.
Pineberries has a different taste from strawberries. However, they were produced by improving the original South American strawberries are reintroduced into the market highlighting the pineapple flavor.
The squared watermelon: You will be amazed that watermelons can have the shape of a square or grown into the shape of a cube. The cube-shaped watermelon was invented by a farmer who lived on Shikoku in Zen Suji Kagawa in the 1980s.
These watermelons are grown in boxes and assume the shape of the containers they were placed. The aim of this was to maximize space when placed in small refrigerators.
Ackee: This is another essential tropical fruit native to west African where it is called Q.E. Ackee is an old fruit in Jamaica brought to the Caribbean in the 18th century. This fruit is a national fruit of Jamaica and is included in almost half of the dishes served in Jamaica.
Salad: The fruit salad belongs to a species of palm tree native to Jara and Sumatra in Indonesia. The fruit is characterized by a short stem palm with leaves about 6 meters long.
The fruit which is also called snake fruit because of its reddish-brown scaly skin grows in clusters at the base of the palm. The shape and size of this fruit are like that of a ripe fig with a unique tip.
Red bananas: These bananas ate characterized with reddish-purple skin and are smaller and plumper than the regular Cavendish banana. The flesh of this bananas is light pink when ripe.
They are also softer and sweeter than the regular yellowish Cavendish banana with a slight mango flavor. Most red bananas are imported from East Africa, Asia, South America and the United Arab Emirates.
Buddha’s hand: This is one of the oldest citrus fruit also referred to as the fingered Citroen or lemon with fingers. The fruit has a sweet floral fragrance and mild zest inside of it.
The fruit is not edible because it has no flesh or juice. However, the rind can be candied, used in baking or as a recipe.