You May Never Have Heard Of These 20 Uncommon Fruits


1. Red bananas

Did you know that there are red bananas? It will come as no surprise if we tell you that there are over 1,000 different kinds of bananas around the world. The red variety is soft and sweet-tasting, with a flavor like a regular banana with a hint of raspberry sweetness.

2. Cucamelon

Cucamelons look exactly like tiny watermelons. The fruits are distant relatives of cucumbers and its flavor is reminiscent of them as well, with an added citrusy tang to it. The cucamelon can be eaten straight off the vine. You don’t need to peel it before you eat it.

3. Stinking toe fruit

This strange fruit is the fruit of the West Indian Locust, one of the largest trees in the Caribbean. Its pod is reminiscent of a toe. Wen broken, it releases an extremely repugnant smell. Both characteristics are combined in the name “stinking toe fruit”. The flesh of the fruit is dense and sweet.

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