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16 Fruits You've Probably Never Heard Of
The ACKEE is sometimes called a "vegetable brain" because only the inner, brain-shaped, yellowish arils are edible. Native to tropical West Africa, this fruit has been imported and cultivated in Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba and is incorporated into some Caribbean cuisine.
Black Nebula Carrot
75-80 days. Incredible dark purple, almost black colored carrot. The color reaches throughout the root. Roots are 9-10 inches long and tapered. Best when eaten young or roasted, color does not blanch when cooked. These fruits remain purple after cooking. During the spring consider using the roots for egg or fabric dye. When these carrots become to large to eat, let the plants bolt and use the purple colored flowers for cutting. The stems are also purple and attractive. Contains approx. 100 heirl