Ecuador produces four types of cactus fruit

Posted on November 9, 2011 • Filed under: Agriculture, Business, Ecuador

The tuna, juicy and sweet fruit of a variety of cactus blooms in semi-desert soils of the valley of Chota (Imbabura).The plant has leaves similar to a tennis racket, covered with tiny spines.

“There have always been prickly pear bushes, which grew in the wild. But eight years ago we began to cultivate it, “says Baron Delgado, president of the Mirador El Juncal, province of Imbabura. Read Article

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