Tropical Fruit Forum - International Tropical Fruit Growers



Author Topic: identify fruit  (Read 664 times)

1988GD

  • Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 46
    • coral springs, FL
    • View Profile
identify fruit
« on: August 16, 2015, 06:30:55 PM »
Can anyone identify  this fruit I was fishing along canal in south florida and the bank was loaded with these trees with tons of these on them?




Tropicalgrower89

  • Zone 10b, Florida
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 1518
    • Pembroke Pines, FL, 33024, 10b
    • View Profile
Re: identify fruit
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2015, 07:06:33 PM »
That is pond apple. Annona Glabra
Alexi

1988GD

  • Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 46
    • coral springs, FL
    • View Profile
Re: identify fruit
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2015, 07:40:21 PM »
Are they edible?

bsbullie

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 8078
    • USA, Boynton Beach, FL 33472, Zone 10a
    • View Profile
Re: identify fruit
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2015, 11:17:40 PM »
Edible, well, they wont kill you .  Are they worth eating...no.
- Rob

miracle

  • Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 91
    • Los Angeles, California, 10A
    • View Profile
Re: identify fruit
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2015, 02:02:00 AM »
Last June, I was in Florida. One native told me that if you eat these pond apple, you have to go to restroom a lot.  I took his words, but is it true?
Simple life is the best...cause life is too short.
Let it be....

Mike T

  • Zone 12a
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 6965
  • Cairns,Nth Qld, Australia
    • Zone 12a
    • View Profile
Re: identify fruit
« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2015, 04:13:50 AM »
The technical terminology is 'spray painting porcelain', and no they don't really have that influence if consumed in modest volumes.

 

Copyright © Tropical Fruit Forum - International Tropical Fruit Growers