Monday, May 25, 2009

Rare Fruit VIP Tasting and Yard Tour

Imbe - Garcinia livingstonei, Lemon Drop Mangosteen - Garcinia intermedia, Caimito - Chrysophyllum caimito, Mango "Phimsen Mun" - Mangifera indica , Jackfruit(dried) - Artocarpus heterophyllus, Biriba - Rollinia deliciosa

I met with some friends who are fellow rare fruit aficionados yesterday and had a rare fruit tasting and a tour of yards, we had all that you see here to sample plus Passion fruits Passiflora edulis, "Glenn" and " Zill?" mangoes, Giant Granadilla Passiflora quadrangularis, and Custard Apple Annona reticulata and I got some new plants for my yard in the process from a very gracious host!!! Here's the list of my newest acquisitions: Blue Grape - Myrciaria vexator, Cas Guava - Psidium friedrichshalianum, Vietnamese Pomegranate - Punica granatum, White Sapote "SES 2" - Casimiroa edulis, Giant Granadilla - Passiflora quadrangularis, Ilama "Red" - Annona diversifolia, Malabar Spinach -Basella alba, a beautiful Cassia sp., Biriba - Rollinia deliciosa (seeds) & Custard Apple "Red" - Annona reticulata (seeds).

I can sum it all up in one easy word, YUM!!!!!!


Anonymous said...

YUM!!!! Those fruits look so good and who doesn't love new plants!!

I likE plants! said...

The Rollinia was the best!!! Tastiest Annonaceae fruit there is!!!!