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Egg Fruit Egg fruit, (pouteria camphechiana), is also sometimes called canistel. This subtropical fruit comes from the forests of northern South America, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, and El Salvador.
The tree of the egg fruit is an evergreen tree. It is a medium sized tree, that grows up to 25 feet in height. The bark is brown and furrowed. Inside the bark is an abundant, white, gummy latex. The egg fruit is a round or oval shaped fruit that is egg shaped. It is 3 to
Asparagus Asparagus is the edible shoot or spear of the plant “Asparagus officinalis”. It is a member of the Lily family. Asparagus is very hardy. It comes in White, Green, and Purple varieties.
Asparagus originated in the Eastern Mediterranean region. It has been consumed for over 2000 years. It was originally valued for medicinal purposes. Today there are over 300 varieties, only which 20 of those are edible. Green asparagus produce a purple bloom at the end. Th