The Abiu has low acidity , so the addition of a little lime juice
will enhance the flavour. Mainly eaten fresh by themselves, soon
after cutting as the rind discolours on exposure to the air.
Buy ABIU, Pouteria caimito From Daleys Nursery
Notes - Tropical Fruit - Abiu
This page is produced by the Queensland Horticulture
Institute, Centre for Wet Tropics Agriculture, South Johnstone,
Queensland, Australia. The information is very detailed and contains
specific information about prices and marketing of Abiu on the Australian
market. The information on nutritional components and the harvest
and post harvest are also excellent and not found elsewhere.
University - Centre for New Crops and Plants - Abiu
This site is a chapter from a book written by Julia Morton,
Miami, Florida, pp406-408. Gives a detailed description of the different
varieties, climate, soil, season, pests and diseases and food uses.
A good photograph. You can purchase this book Fruits
of Warm Climates online from Amazon.
of an Abiu
A large clear photograph showing the inside of an Abiu. It shows
only one seed. Many Abius have 2-4 seeds, especially seedling varieties.