15 kinds of fruits native to China
Many fruits in our country are foreign, such as durian, watermelon, pineapple and so on. So, did you know that there are still many fruits that are native to our country, and later spread to all parts of the world. These Chinese-origin fruits are authentic only if they are grown in China.
Top 1: Loquat
Loquats are native to southeastern China. They are the three largest loquat producing areas in China, including Baisha soft strips in Tangxi, Yuhang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, Dongshan in Suzhou (based on Baisha loquat), Xishan in Suzhou (green loquat), and Baokeng Jiefang Bell in Putian, Fujian. . Nowadays, in addition to domestically, it is also cultivated in Japan, India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Thailand, and Indonesia.
Top 2: Lychee
Lychee is native to southern China, and its cultivation and use history in China can be traced back to the Han Dynasty more than two thousand years ago. Today, lychees are widely planted in Central and South America, parts of Africa and all of Asia.
Top 3: Yellow fruit
Waffle fruit is native to southern China. A folk proverb goes: "Hungry for lychee, full of yellow peel", which means that yellow peel can help digestion. Nowadays, species are introduced in tropical and subtropical regions of the world.
Top 4: Kiwi
Kiwifruit was originally produced in Wuduhe Town, Yiling District, Yichang City, Hubei Province, China. Today, China, New Zealand, Chile, Italy, France, and Japan are all major kiwifruit producing countries.
Top 5: Peach
Juicy peaches are originally produced in China, and the Yangtze River Delta is a concentrated cultivation area, which is widely cultivated in various provinces. Later, it gradually spread to the surrounding areas of Asia, from Persia to the West, and now it is planted all over the world.
Top 6: oranges
Oranges are native to China and have a history of more than 4,000 years of cultivation. Later, it was spread by Arabs throughout Eurasia, and oranges were also called "Chinese Apples" in the Netherlands and Germany.
Top 7: olives
Olives are native to southern China and have a history of at least more than 2,000 years. Nowadays, in addition to China, the olive-growing countries include Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, India and Malaysia.
Top 8: kumquat
Kumquat is native to southern China and is widely planted in the Yangtze River Basin and southern provinces, especially in Guangdong. Guangdong has the longest history of planting and eating kumquats, and it is a veritable hometown of kumquats.
Top 9: Aiyu
Aiyu was originally produced in Taiwan, China, and now it is mainly produced in Chiayi County, known as the "Kingdom of Aiyu", followed by Nantou County.
Top 10: Bayberry
Bayberry is native to Yuyao, Zhejiang, China. It is cultivated in a small amount abroad, such as Japan and South Korea, and is also distributed in Southeast Asian countries, such as India, Myanmar, Vietnam, and the Philippines.
Top 11: Longan
Longan is native to southern China and is one of the famous fruit trees in southern and southeastern China. It is often compared with litchi. Nowadays, it is often cultivated in southern and southeastern Asia.
Top 12: Calcium fruit
Calcium Fruit Chinese fruit tree expert Professor Du Junjie has discovered and bred a new high-quality fruit variety unique to my country from the wild plant Euphorbia after nearly 30 years. Its fruit has triple calcium-replenishment effects, and is known as the "Star of Calcium Supplementation" and "The King of Fruits".
Top 13: Cantaloupe
Hami melons are native to Xinjiang, China. Xinjiang has cultivated Hami melons for more than four thousand years. The names are all named after Hami. Isn’t it native to China?
Top 14: Persimmon
Persimmons are native to China and have been cultivated for more than a thousand years. In the 19th century, persimmons were introduced to France and Mediterranean countries, and then to the United States.
Top 15: Hawthorn
Hawthorn is native to China and is a unique tree species with both medicine and fruit. It has the effects of lowering blood lipids, blood pressure, strengthening heart, and anti-arrhythmia.
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