Gardening Articles: Edibles :: Fruit & Nut Trees

On-Line Fruit Encyclopedia

by Charlie Nardozzi

If you’re a fruit nut, here’s a Web site for you. is an on-going encyclopedia of edible fruits of the world that lists almost 300 different fruits from around the world. Developed by Chiranjit Parmar of India, noted for his cultivation of wild fruits in the Himalayan region of India, this website not only describes exotic and common fruits, but also gives photos and growing instructions. From apples to zavelu (a tropical nut favored by African gorillas), Dr. Parmar describes the climate, soils, cultivation, varieties, propagation, and harvesting of a wide range of fruits from temperate to tropical climes. He even offers seeds of some of his Himalayan fruits for sale.

For more information on this website, go to: Fruitipedia.

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