Tropical Fruits, Xishuangbanna
A wide variety of tropical fruits, such as banana, pineapple, mango, plum, grapefruit, carambola, sweetsop, jackfruit and passionflower, grow in Xishuangbanna. Fresh fruits are available all year round. The biggest fruit there is jackfruit, which may weigh more than 30 kilograms. Another peculiar fruit is passionflower (also known as “fruit with a hundred kinds of fragrance”). Fruit of passionflower is delicate and juicy. It is believed to have the effect of promoting the secretion of saliva or body fluid.
Where to buy:
Fruit produce can be purchased in the Tropical Botanical Garden, the Tropical Forest Garden, the Ganlanba Farm Produce Market and the Ganlanban Preserved Fruit Store in Menghan, Jinghong.