Dragon fruit is a unique climbing cactus produces an oval shaped fruit with pointy scales reminiscent of a dragon.
Introducing Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes (Ipomoea batatas) belong to the bindweed or morning glory family of plant. This large, starchy, sweet-tasting, tuber has to be one of the very easiest vegetables to grow in the tropics. Cultivars of the sweet potato have been bred to bear tubers with flesh and skin of various colours. Darker coloured sweet potatoes are referred to… Continue reading Sweet Potatoes Feed Tropical Gardeners
Introducing Paw Paw With the botanical name Carica papaya, this plant is known as papaya in most of the world. However, in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa papaya only refers to the red fleshed version of the fruit. The yellow fleshed version is known as paw paw. Paw paw is technically a tree shaped herb.… Continue reading Paw paw is yummy and loves the Tropics