FRUITS

A plum is a drupe fruit of the subgenus Prunus of the genus Prunus. The subgenus is distinguished from other subgenera (peaches, cherries, bird cherries, etc.) in the shoots having a terminal bud and solitary side buds (not clustered), the flowers in groups of one to five together on short stems, and the fruit having […]

Persimmon, known to the ancient Greeks as “the fruit of the gods”.The word persimmon is derived from putchamin, pasiminan, or pessamin, from Powhatan, an Algonquian language (related to Blackfoot, Cree and Mohican) of the eastern United States, meaning “a dry fruit”. Persimmons are generally light yellow-orange to dark red-orange in color, and depending on the […]

Peaches are mostly grown in the far most areas of Peshawar & KPK regoin. It is mostly grown in the green valley of Swat. Peaches can be red, pink, yellow, white, or a combination of those colors. On one side of the fruit is a distinctive vertical indentation. Peaches and nectarines look very similar, but […]

The term “guava” appears to derive from Arawak guayabo “guava tree”, via the Spanish guayaba. In Arabic jwafa,the Punjabi “amrud”, the Japanese guaba. Guava fruit, usually 4 to 12 cm long, are round or oval depending on the species. The outer skin may be rough, often with a bitter taste,or soft and sweet. Varying between […]

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