This is a subtropical fruit and it comes from Australia.
The fruit is a kind of brown abiu fresh from Australia. It felt strange and unusual. The form also does not like brown, although the tree has a character similar abiu with brown-sawoan relatives, namely woody and can reach a height of 15cm. The fruit itself is elliptical, rounded, with long ukurang 6-12 cm and weight 150-500 g / fruit. Because of widely cultivated in Australia, plants belonging to the species and the family Sapotaceae Puteria Caimito is better known as the sapodilla Australia. In fact, the original home is the area around the Amazon lowlands of Peru, and Brazil.
Adaptive abiu fruit in tropical and subtropical climates it thrives ranging from lowland to upland. The main merits compared to other Sapotaceae family members are quick to bear fruit. At the age of 2 years, the plants begin to bloom from seed. Two months later, the flowers become fruit is green and gradually becomes bright yellow when fully ripe / mature.
Abiu fruit flesh is white and clear on the distinctive sweet taste sweet and fresh. Someone described it as a young coconut flavor, but some are menyetarakannya with a blend of milk and caramel. Because the meat is tender and slightly juicy, edible abiu by transverse or longitudinal split, or also with disedok. In each fruit there are seeds 1-5 abiu.
In addition to directly edible, the fruit can be processed into a variety abiu special foods, such as Abiu Carambola Chicken Breast (fried chicken breast cooked with juice abiu and starfruit), Abiu Tart, Sweet & Sour Abiu & Beefburger, and so forth. Because it contains Vitam A, B3, and C, as well as a rich source of calories and fiber, fruits Abiu also has many benefits for our health. In Brazil alone, the fruit is used to relieve abiu cough, bronchitis and other respiratory complaints or lungs. While the tree sap abiu efficacious as anthelmintic, laxative, and heal the wound swelling.
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