In a quiet corner of the farm grows a tall and resplendent Canistel tree or better known as the Egg Yolk fruit tree

Canistel fruit is a fruit commonly grown in the tropics. However, it is not commercially marketed as the fruit is not grown on a large scale. The flesh of a ripe fruit is soft and sweet quite similar to that of a sweet potato but a little astringent. The fruit is most flavourful and velvety in texture when harvested fully ripen.

Canistel Tree – 5 metres tall
Close-up view
Fruits on the branches
Harvested fruit which is the size of an apple
The fruit usually contains 1 to 2 mahogany-coloured seeds about the size of a walnut

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