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Avocado (Ali-gata Pera)

By: | 3 Comments | On: January 17, 2013 | Category : Fruits

Avocado Sri Lanka

This fruit originates from the state of “Puebla” Mexico. An undomesticated variety of fruit is small with dark green skin and contains a seed inside. This is a climacteric fruit, which means it matures on the tree. Avocado contains a higher fat content than any other fruit. This fruit is...

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Banana (Kesel)

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Banana Sri Lanka

The banana plant is the largest flowering plant. Its normally tall, sturdy and oftenly mistaken for a tree. Each plant can produce only a single bunch of banana & then the tree dies. The tree does not produce anymore. South East Asia, is the region of primary diversity of the...

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Mango (Amba)

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Mango Sri Lanka

Mango is the national fruit of India, Pakistan & Philliphines. The normal tree grows upto 35- 40Mtrs tall. The fruit takes 3 – 6 months to ripen. Mangoes have been cultivated in south asia for thousand of years and reached east asia between the fifth & fourth centuries. This is...

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Papaya (Gaslabu / Papol)

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 14, 2013 | Category : Fruits

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An un-branched tree, papaya grows through out the year. Months following with warm temperature or moisture causes low production.Papaya is cultivated in Sri Lanka as a home garden crop & an export item. But according to surveys there has not been an significant increase in production due to a virus...

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Pineapple (Anansi)

By: | 1 Comment | On: January 14, 2013 | Category : Fruits

Pineapple (Annasi) is one of our topical fruits.This is a sweet and sour fruit.

Pineapple (Annasi) is one of our topical fruits.This is a sweet and sour fruit. In Sri Lanka pineapple is sold on the road sides as a snack with salt,chilli,pepper sprinkled on top, they are sold in whole or in halves. The ripe fruit is used in fruit salads, and this fruit is...

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