Where there are fruits (37 photos)

Most recently, I told you how and where to grow bananas and pineapples.
Let's learn about other exotic fruits and more.

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How to grow bananas

Bananas are home to tropical Southeast Asia. As food bananas are cultivated in the tropics. At temperatures below 16 C, the growth slows down considerably, and at 10 C - stops at all.

Contrary to popular belief, bananas do not grow on the palms. Banana plant - a grass height of 5 meters, pandanus. With a thick, up to 20 centimeters of grass stem.

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In Russia, bananas grow in the vicinity of Sochi, but the fruit does not ripen to a state fit for human consumption.

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How to grow olives

Olives - this type of fruit cultivated olive tree - Olive. This evergreen subtropical tree height of 4-5 (10-12) m. (Photo by Francesco Quarto):

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According to the international terminology, there are black olives - ripe fruit of the olive tree and green olives - unripe fruit of the olive tree. In Russia, called the fruit of olives green (unripe), black olives olives call (mature). This separation exists only in Russian.

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How to grow avocados

English title avocado tree and fruit of the same name - alligator pear («alligator pear"). Avocado - a fast-growing tree, reaching a height of 18 meters. The trunk is usually straight, strong branches.

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Avocado - oval or spherical fruit, often similar to a pear 5-20 cm long, weighs 0.05-1.8 kg.

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Where growing durian

Durian - a tropical tree of the family Malvaceae, whose fruit - fruit known as its taste and smell. Durian is home to Southeast Asia.

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Durian grows on tall trees up to 45 meters high.

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This is a large fruit. They weigh more than 5 kg, have a very hard shell covered with spines. To understand the scale of durian. (Photo by Herald)

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How to grow watermelons

Watermelon - a plant family Cucurbitaceae. Watermelon is home to South Africa, where he is still found in the wild. Watermelon is often placed in the tombs of the Pharaohs as a food source in their afterlife. In Western Europe watermelons were brought to the era of the Crusades.

Watermelons grow almost as cucumbers. Fields called melons, which are drawn on the ground long lashes. They are formed and watermelons:

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Interesting fact: the world record for mass watermelon is about 119 kilograms. (Photo Kderty):

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How to grow a mango

Mango - genus of tropical plants and fruit name with a sweet taste and a fibrous structure. This plant - one of the national symbols of India and Pakistan.

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Evergreen mango tree has a height of 10-45 meters; crown of the tree reaches a radius of 10 meters. Flowering mango tree:

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Mature fruits hang on long stems and weigh up to 2 kg.

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Where there are dates

As you might guess, figs grow on the date palm. Since ancient times, dates used by man as a high-value food. In the sale usually come as dried fruit.

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Date palm grown in IV century BC in Mesopotamia, which is located on the territory of present-day Iraq. Date palm brings high yields within 60-80 years.

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How to grow papaya

Papaya is home to the south of Mexico, Central America and northern South America, but it is now cultivated in all tropical countries.

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Papaya or papaya - low slender tree with a thin, devoid of branches trunk height of 5.10 meters. The flowers develop in the leaf axils, becoming a large fruit with a diameter of 10-30 cm and 15-45 cm in length.

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As a growing drain

Just a few hundred known species of plum, distributed mainly in northern temperate regions of the globe.

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Plum tree usually has a height of 6 meters:

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Flowering plum tree:

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How to grow grapefruit

Grapefruit - subtropical evergreen tree genus Citrus. First told the world about the grapefruit botanist priest Griffiths Hughes in 1750, the year. (Photo SLHyke):

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Name comes from the English. grape (grapes) and fruit (fruit), as the fruits of grapefruit often gather in clusters, just like in a cluster of grapes.

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Evergreen tree is usually about 5-6 m in height, but there were cases when the height of the tree reaching 13-15 m. The fruits reach a diameter of 10-15 cm. The average period for which the fruits ripen, is approximately 9-12 months. (Photo by Sarah Biggart):

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Where growing grenades

Pomegranate - a genus of shrubs and small trees with thorny branches, reaching a height of 5-6 meters.

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With one tree usually collect 50-60 kg of fruit. A tree lives for about 100 years.

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Garnet comes from Persia, and his name in Latin means "grainy", "faceted". According to an ancient legend of garnet grains of exactly the same number of days in a year. But in fact, in the garnet can be more than a thousand grains.

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Where grows coconut

The scientific genus name is derived from the Portuguese word coco («monkey") and given due spots on the nuts, which make him look like a monkey's face. The birthplace of the coconut palm is not precisely known - presumably she is originally from South-East Asia (Malaysia). Now it is ubiquitous in the tropics of both hemispheres.

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Coconut palm tree - a tall tree (up to 27-30 meters). Trunk - 15-45 cm in diameter, leaf length of 3.6 meters:

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Coconuts grow in groups of 15-20 pieces, fully maturing within 8-10 months.

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How to grow pineapples

Pineapples grow in tropical South America and south to Argentina and Paraguay. Pineapple - terrestrial plant with prickly stems and leaves.

Orderly rows. Pineapple plantation. (Photo by Estevam Cesar):

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Gathering pineapples. (Photo by Rahmat Hussain):

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Pineapples weigh from 2 to 15 pounds and resemble a big shot:

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How to grow oranges

Oranges grow on orange tree height from 4-6 to 12 meters.

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Orange is home to Southeast Asia. European travelers brought oranges to Europe in the XV century.

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In Argentina, for the transport of oranges has been developed even special aircraft (FMA I.Ae. 38 Naranjero). His name (Spanish. Naranjero) translates as "Orange" or "Merchant oranges».

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