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A Fun and Fruity Feijoa Challenge For Fruit Lovers

An Intriguing trivia on feijoa fruit.
Priya Johnson
Challenge Yourself!
Test your knowledge about feijoa and learn all you need to know about them in the next 5 minutes. Click away!
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Feijoa is a round to oval-shaped fruit, that is approximately the size of a chicken fruit.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Quick Fact
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Every part of the Feijoa fruit is edible, including the skin and tiny seeds. However, the skin's flavor isn't very pleasant, which is why it's often discarded.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Quick Fact
Feijoas are believed to have been first collected in the wild in Southern Brazil in 1815, by a German Botanist Freidrich Sellow.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Feijoa have a short window of optimum ripeness and flavor. It does not have a long shelf-life, which is why it is not easy to export.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Although feijoa is native to Brazil, it's widely grown in New Zealand today. They also have a major export industry and export a lot of the feijoas seen worldwide, along with Australia.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Quick Fact
Feijoa has higher vitamin C as compared to a tangerine or mango, but lower than the vitamin C content in a lemon or guava.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Feijoa is high in folic acid content, as well as minerals like potassium and magnesium. They are highly recommended to pregnant women.
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
The Bambina variety is the dwarf variety. It can be easily grown in pots or small spaces. The fruit has a thinner, edible skin.
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Over 20 varieties of feijoa!
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Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017
Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017