The pulp is much esteemed in the West Indies and is eaten as a salad, usually with the addition of pepper, salt and vinegar.
High and bears large pear-shaped fruits, green or deep purple in colour, with a firm yellowish-green marrow-like pulp surrounding a large seed.
Varieties occur with yellow and reddish pulp; and there are also pear-shaped varieties.
Long, good water-power is provided, and the city manufactures cotton goods, boots and shoes, paper, pulp and lumber.
Long, contain a crimson pulp from which the Pimos and Papagos Indians prepare an excellent preserve; and they also use the ripe fruit as an article of food, gathering it by means of a forked stick attached to a long pole.