By TTNews Reporter Kuo Chia-Lin
Chiayi County, Taiwan –
Various local fruits grow on Rueili alpine area about 1000 meters above sea level such as tree tomato, Solanum mammosum (also known as golden fruit), red plum, persimmon and peach, etc. if you want to relish various kinds of high mountain fruits, you definitely won’t be disappointed coming to Rueili!
Tree tomato is a commonly seen fruit in Rueili mountainous areas. It is an edible fruit all year round that tastes a bit like a combination of passion fruit and tomato. It has a deep red or yellow skin and a soft flesh when ripe; even the seed particles have a sweet aroma.
Golden fruit, just like its name suggested, will turn from green to golden yellow when it is ripe. The fruit itself resembled to tree grape has a huge and round shape, which is quite adorable. Speaking of seasonal fruit, peach in April and May, persimmon in October and November and red plum from May to July are also the ultra-popular fruits in Rueili. Next time you can go on a trip to Rueili and have fun in picking fruits!
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