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spondias purpurea
« on: March 30, 2018, 06:28:26 PM »
Bought this off ebay listed as a spondias purpurea, just making sure are these the right fruit and right time of harvest





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Re: spondias purpurea
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2018, 07:21:01 PM »
The ones in the first pic are ripe like that.  Seems to be s. purpurea, jocote.

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Re: spondias purpurea
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2018, 08:11:52 PM »
Sorry to tell you but thats ambarella.
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Re: spondias purpurea
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2018, 09:49:40 AM »
Sorry to tell you but thats ambarella.

yup, dwarf ambarella.

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Re: spondias purpurea
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2018, 07:11:17 AM »
Sorry to tell you but thats ambarella.

yup, dwarf ambarella.

Yup. Definitely not S. purpurea.

Dwarf ambarella is still pretty good though. By the time it's yellow I think its way too ripe. I prefer them green and crunchy. You can even eat them when they're really young because then the seed is edible too. Once they're yellow the seed is too hard to eat.

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Re: spondias purpurea
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2018, 05:56:20 PM »
Thanks for the proper ID and info. I tried the fruit and it was woody, green sour tasting, so i'll try the green ones next.

 

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