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Achacha Fruit Tree

Achacha Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Garcinia humilis

Achachas are also knows Bolivian mangosteen. They are close related to the mangosteen.

The name means “Honey Kiss”, which describes the flavor.

The flavor is described as a combination of passion fruit, tangerine and honey. They are eaten fresh or used in tropical drinks.

* Fruit Ripens: Late June to July
* Mature Height: 15 Feet
* Sunlight: Partial Sun
* USDA Zone: 9-11
* Self-Pollinating: Yes

Apricot Fruit Tree

Apricot Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Prunus armeniaca 'Katy'
Katy Variety

Large, firm, flavorful, and sweet freestone fruit. Fruit has golden skin and orange overtones. It is a highly productive tree, so you will enjoy a large harvest.

Low chill hours, 200 to 300 hours.

Ripens:  May- June
Mature height: 15-20 feet
Sunlight : Full Sun
Self-Fertile
USDA Zone 7-10

Avocado Fruit Tree

Avocado Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Persea americana

The avocado, In Florida's early days it was known as Alligator Pear,

Avocados are pear-shaped fruits that grow on tropical evergreen trees.
They generally have a rough, green outer skin, buttery flesh, and large seed in the middle. Coming in many shapes, sizes, colors, and textures, their flavor is often described as mildly nutty and creamy.

Avocados are eaten fresh out of the pod or most famously prepared as guacamole, but also used in salads, sandwiches and sauces.

Avocados comes in two varieties, Type A and Type B.

Type A avocados are quite Hass-like, or descendants from Hass itself. That is, they have thick firm skin with rich and nutty flesh, high in oil content. They’re known to be exceptionally creamy.
 
Type B avocados are considered “Green-skins”. They’re usually more thin-skinned, fragile, and may have slightly more watery flesh with lower oil content.

Fruit Ripens:  April- December (Depending on the Variety)

Mature height: 15-40 feet (Depending on the Variety)

Sunlight : Full Sun

Self-Pollinating: Yes

USDA Zone 7-10

Betel Leaf (Paan)

Betel Leaf /Paan Plant
Botanical Name: Piper betle

Betel leaf is a heart-shaped, deep-green color vine, that belongs to the family of Piperaceae. In India, betel leaves are commonly known as "paan leaves"

Betel leaf is mostly consumed in Asia, as betel quid or in paan, with areca nut and/or tobacco.

The leaves are rich in vitamins like vitamin C, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin and carotene and are a great source of calcium.

Mature height: 3 feet
Sunlight : Partial Sun
Cold hardy down to 36 degrees

Bilimbi/Sourie Fruit Tree

Bilimbi, Sourie Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Averrhoa bilimbi

Also known as Kamias, Cucumber Tree, Tree Sorrel, Belimbing Asam, Belimbing Buloh, Kamranga.

Bilimbi fruit are sour, yellow-green fruit with a thin, soft skin and crunchy, juicy flesh.

Bilimbi fruit may be processed into pickles, relishes, chutney and preserves. The fruit may be used to add a sour taste to sambal, curries and soups. Bilimbi fruit pairs well with fish, shrimp and heavy meats.

Fruits: Flowers February, then blooms and fruits, continuously until December.

Mature height: 15-20 feet
Sunlight : Full Sun

Self-Pollinating: Yes

USDA Zone: 9-11

Caimito, Star Apple Fruit Tree

Caimito, Star Apple Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Chrysophyllum cainito

Also known as Golden Leaf tree, Abiaba, Estrella, Milk Fruit, and Aguay.

The skin of the the fruit may be red-purple, dark-purple, or pale-green.
In purple fruits, the inner rind is dark purple, and in green fruits, white.

The fruit has a super sweet, milky, juicy flesh on the inside, and when cut in half resembles the shape of a star.

Ripens: May

Mature height: 15-25 feet
Sunlight : Full Sun

Self-Pollinating: Yes

USDA Zone: 9-11

Carambola, Starfruit Fruit Tree

Carambola, Starfruit Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Averrhoa carambola

The fruit when fully ripened is crisp and sweet. Carambolas are highly productive with a distinctive star shape and unique flavor. The tree has lovely pink and lavender flowers when flowering.

Ripens: August - March 

Mature height: 20-30 feet
Sunlight : Full Sun

Self-Pollinating: Yes

USDA Zone: 9-11

Cashew Nut, Marañon Fruit Tree

Cashew Nut, Marañon Fruit Tree
Botanical Name: Anacardium occidentale

Cashew trees produce fruits that have two edible parts.
The brightly colored cashew apple and the cashew nut which is consumed fresh after being properly shelled.

The cashew apple is oval-shaped, like bell pepper. The real fruit, is a nut attached to the end of the fruit.

Ripens: June

Mature height: 12-15 feet
Sunlight : Full Sun

Self-Pollinating: Yes

USDA Zone: 9-11