Originating in SE Asia, this sweet and juicy fruit is a little like passion fruit in texture, and is recognizable from its pale yellowy-brown skin and smokey white flesh.
"Criteria for identifying properly mature (ripe) fruits :
- fruit skin bears uniform yellow colour, no green colour blending ;
- fruit at the distal end of the bunch is slightly yielding to the touch ;
- content of total soluble solids is not less than 15 % Brix.
Benefits : Source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 & C, Iron, Phosphorous, Calcium, carbohydrate, protein and fibre."
Peel ,Don’t eat Seed.
Long Kong is availble between July – September/ October.