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 they are ripe, the 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, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16018/feijoa-fruit (accessed 26 January 2022)

Story by Sandy Scarrow, published 24 Nov 2008