Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

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Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by fa113nang311 » November 27th, 2012, 9:47 pm


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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by fa113nang311 » November 27th, 2012, 9:48 pm

whats dragonfruit called in urdu as its a cactus fruit and can be grown here.....

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by M Farooq » November 28th, 2012, 1:48 am

fa113nang311 wrote:whats dragonfruit called in urdu as its a cactus fruit and can be grown here.....
It is more popular in east asia rather than our culture. Not sure if its name in Urdu exists at all. Regardless, I did the mistake of eating it and it is one of the most non palatable fruits despite it's beautiful appearance. The best way to desccribe it = tasteless jelly.


Try prickly pear (edible cactus fruit) instead which is common in Pakistan


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opuntia


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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by AhmadIrfan » November 28th, 2012, 10:07 am

Well I have tasted the fruit and found it pleasant it's like mildly sweet melon with crunchy seeds.

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by Izhar » November 28th, 2012, 10:54 am

I have the dragonfruit plant, it has grown very long in a 6" pot... if anyone wants a cutting i can share... it has never bloomed though...

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by fa113nang311 » November 28th, 2012, 12:49 pm

did u buy it locally????

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by Tahir Khan » November 29th, 2012, 10:05 pm

Izhar wrote:I have the dragonfruit plant, it has grown very long in a 6" pot... if anyone wants a cutting i can share... it has never bloomed though...
:shock: Bhai i want a cutting, how did you grow it by seed, cutting ? is it available in nurseries :? i've been searching for it for so long

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by fa113nang311 » November 30th, 2012, 1:02 am

same here i want a cutting too but if i can get it locally from a nursery i wud prefer that.......

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by Izhar » November 30th, 2012, 9:37 am

It was given to me by Waqas Saeed of this forum, as far as i remember he grew it from seeds... i can give a cutting to both of you... its a climber and needs strong rough support to stick and climb..

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Re: Top 20 fruits you probably don't know....

Post by fa113nang311 » November 30th, 2012, 4:42 pm

aoa,

wud be grateful if u can send the cuttings.....

thanx

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