Story: Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts

Feijoa fruit (1st of 3)

Feijoa fruit

Feijoas are spherical or oval, with green skin which may be smooth or rough. When ripe, their interior is a sweet aromatic pulp. The fruit is eaten fresh or processed into juice blends and flavourings.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1996/1555/10
Photograph by Phil Reid

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How to cite this page:

Sandy Scarrow, 'Citrus, berries, exotic fruit and nuts - Tamarillos, passionfruit and feijoas', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 January 2021)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008