Posts Tagged ‘Balinese fruit’

This is one of our lumbungs, located in the middle of our permaculture garden, surrounded by fields with organic veggies and fruit.

A passion fruit plant has grown over the roof of our garden Lumbung and by now it  covers the whole straw roof.

Passion fruit covering the roof of the Lumbung

The plant carries plentiful fruit, but they are not ready to harvest yet. The fruit needs to get more yellow.

Passion Fruit

The ripe passion fruit, after cutting it open, contains juicy brown seeds with a sweet-sour taste. Very refreshing!

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In Jiwa Damai’s organic garden many different fruit trees are growing.

Look at these Papayas high up in the tree.
Our gardener Ketut brings them down with a long stick, he created for this purpose only.

Papayas in the tree

Check out our Banana trees.

The bananas

These bananas are not ripe yet, but will be soon.
And then our cook Astri will make delicious banana pancakes! yammi….

Here we see some ripe Jackfruit.
Jackfruit is the largest tree-borne fruit in the world, reaching 80 pounds (36 kg) in weight and up to 36 inches (90 cm) long and 20 inches (50 cm) in diameter.
The flesh of the jackfruit is starchy, fibrous and is a source of dietary fiber. The flavour is similar to a tart banana.

Young Jackfruit

And of course we have lots and lots of coconut trees at Jiwa Damai.

Coconut tree

Besides that we also have guava trees and we grow avocados.

We’ll tell you more in one of our next posts!

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