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Jackfruit.

Nangka: Also known as jackfruit, the nangka is available throughout the year peaking around June and December. Probably the largest cultivated fruit, it measures 3039 cm by 2550 cm. The tree normally starts to bear fruit when it is about three years old.

Nutmeg: Found mainly in Penang, the nutmeg is more well-known as a spice and as a dried, pickled fruit.


Papaya.

Papaya: Popular, non-seasonal, inexpensive with high nutritional content of Vitamins A and C. Generally, it starts to flower five months after planting with the first fruits ready for harvest after another five months.

Passion fruit: Passion fruit juice can be blended with a wide range of beverages. The vines start to yield about 12 months after planting, reaching maximum production after 24 months.

 


Pineapple.

Pineapple: Malaysia grows three varieties of pineapple the Sarawak and Mauritius for the fresh fruit market, and the Singapore-Spanish for canning.

 


Pomelo: Weighing in between 0.5 to 1.4 kg, the pomelo or shaddock is the biggest in the citrus family, and fruits all year round.

Rambutan: Indigenous to Malaysia, it fruits twice a year mainly in June and September. It is largely consumed fresh although the production of canned rambutans in syrup is on the rise.


Rambutans.

Water melon: A popular thirst quencher available all year round. The fruit can be harvested about 100 days after sowing. The seeds, dried and eaten separately, are known as kuaci.

 

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