Friday, February 17, 2012


Fruit Warehouse | Salak | The pulp is edible. The fruit inside consists of three lobes, each containing a large inedible seed. The lobes resemble, and have the consistency of, large peeled garlic cloves. The taste is usually sweet and acidic, but its apple-like texture can Vary from very dry and crumbly (salak from Yogyakarta) to moist and crunchy (barking Bali).

Salak (Salacca zalacca) is a species of palm tree (family Arecaceae) native to Indonesia. It is a very short-stemmed palm, with leaves up to 6 meters (20 ft) long; each leaf has a long 2-metre Petiole with spines up to 15 centimetres (5.9 in) long, and Numerous leaflets. The fruit grow in clusters at the base of the palm, and are also known as snake fruit due to the reddish-brown Scaly skin.

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