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Cherimoya The Cherimoya is a subtropical fruit native to mountains of Ecuador, Peru, and the Andes. It is a member of the custard apple family. There are over 50 varieties of cherimoyas. Cherimoyas have scale patterned skin from bronze to green. The cream colored flesh is super juicy sweet with the flavor reminiscent of pineapple, strawberry, and banana, and is slightly granular. When ripe, it is soft like a kiwi or mango. It contains inedible shiny black seeds. The fru
Spanish Lime The Spanish Lime, Melicoccus bijugatus, is also called a Genip, Mamocillo, or Quenepa. It is a fruit that is native to the North American tropics. Originally, it was cultivated in the West Indies. The Spanish lime is not related to the citrus family, it is in the soapberry family (related to the lychee). It is a small, oval tree fruit that has thin green skin. They are approximately 1 inch in diameter. On the tree, the Spanish Limes look like a bunch of smal