Salak is an Indonesian origin fruit that grows on Salak tree which is a short stemmed palm. Salak is an exotic fruit with a blend of many fruit flavors like that of pineapple, banana, pear and aroma like that of lily and jasmine. It is crispy like an apple and has three clove like structures inside which contain an inedible seed each.
The fruit grows from a very short-stemmed palm tree, with leaves up to 6 m long. Fruits are usually produced when the trunk reaches 10 to 20 cm. It is mostly consumed fresh. They can also be candied, pickled, canned and fermented into wine.