abiu (Pouteria caimito)

  • The abiu is a tropical fruit from South America.
  • The abiu grows on an evergreen tropical fruit tree.
  • The fruit weighs about half a kilogram.
  • The ripe fruit is bright yellow and has a thick skin. The flesh has a caramel taste.
  • The fruit contains from one to five seeds.


  • Australia is rich in spectacular fruit trees and home to an excellent range of Rainforest plants. We hope to use this blog as a place where we can share and learn together.
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  • Comes from the Amazon. Round to oval in shape, sometimes pointed, with smooth bright yellow skin. Has creamy sweet, succulent flesh which tastes like Creme Caramel. A real taste treat when eaten slightly chilled
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