West Indian Cherry, also known as Acerola or Barbados Cherry, is a tropical fruit that is native to South and Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The fruit is small, about the size of a cherry, and is bright red to orange in color. It has a thin, delicate skin and a juicy, sweet-tart flesh that is high in vitamin C. West Indian Cherry is often used in making juices, smoothies, and other beverages. It is also used in jams, jellies, and other desserts, and as a flavoring for various foods and drinks.
- West Indian Cherry trees are small to medium-sized and grow up to 20 feet tall.
- West Indian Cherry has a sweet-tart flavor, which is often compared to that of other tart fruits like cranberries and sour cherries.
- The fruit is small, about the size of a cherry, and is round to oblong in shape.
- The fruit is bright red to orange in color when ripe.
- West Indian Cherry is one of the richest sources of vitamin C, with some varieties containing up to 80 times more vitamin C than oranges.
- The West Indian Cherry tree is hardy and can tolerate a wide range of growing conditions, but it prefers well-drained soil and plenty of sunlight.
•It help to boost immunity
•Protect the body from cancers, aging and degenerative diseases.
•High in Anti-inflammatory
•High in antioxidants, fiber, and other nutrients.
•Rich source of vitamin C.