If you had to eat just one fruit for the rest of your life...?


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View attachment 4409 Blueberries. Mine produce well, and don't take all the maintenance of our Apple, pear and plum trees. Even raspberries require consistent upkeep. Got 6 gallons of berries from this bush last summer that made it to the freezer and many more that got eaten in the garden (blueberries produce berries from June to September). They are definitely my preferred fruit for numerous reasons(y)
I'd love a bush that produces fruit over such a long period. Don't the birds go for blueberries, or are there enough to go around? We have a plum tree in our garden, but by the time the birds have had their share, there's nothing left for us.
 
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Me and the dogs spend so much time outside in the summer that birds are not that muchly of a problem.
You're lucky. Unfortunately I don't have dogs and I don't spend much time in my garden either. We have a few stray cats that visit our garden regularly but they don't seem to keep the birds away.
 
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What a hard question. I am so done with bananas after eating them trice a day for 14 months straight, that I still don't eat anything tasting banana over a decade later.
I do not have a sweet tooth, so anything sweet is not getting on my list of 1 fruit for the rest of my life.
I like avocado, blueberries, raspberries,cloud-berries, gooseberries, cucumber, plum, tangerine, clementine,lime, lemon, kiwi,papaya, mango and cacao- the cacao pod is technically a fruit and so is coffee berries, so unless they are in another category I'll go for coffee.
Coffee, blueberry and cloudberry is on the top of my list. They all also make excellent drinks.
 
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I was going to say watermelon but I realized that it would not make it for long. I am going to go with apples. Apples have great nutritional and health benefits. They will last longer than most fruits. It is a good choice.
 
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as much as I love pineapple I'm going to go with apples as well. There are just so many ways you can prepare them and so man varieties of them they are such a great fruit.
 
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Red raspberries. I don't really even have to think about it. I love them and they are expensive so an unlimited supply would pretty much make my life! :)
 
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I would have to go with apples since they're crisp, and you can turn it into pie, or if you're more experienced with cooking you can put it in a dish. Sadly, I don't think you can make ice cream with only apples. (I believe you can make ice cream from bananas)
 
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If I was considering fruit that would keep for a long time, I would definitely pick apples. Sailors in centuries past carried barrels of apples because they can keep for a month or more. Unfortunately, apples aren't particularly nutritious, and completely lack vitamin C. For this reason, scurvy ran high on month-or-longer voyages.
Scurvy ran high primarily because people believed that vegetables were poisonous; vegetables like leafy greens and potatoes is where most of us get the overwhelming majority of vit C.
 
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Love plums, but also love so many other fruits I can't decide. This is a very hard question to answer. Let me give it some more thought.
 

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Longan fruit

the bigger and fleshier the better.
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It's a relative of lychee .. but I love Longan so much better. My brother just stood underneath the tree and ate, and ate and ate ..
 

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or Kidney mango.
 

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Love plums, but also love so many other fruits I can't decide. This is a very hard question to answer. Let me give it some more thought.
I love my yellow skinned plum, much more superior in flavour to the purple ones. But it has not fruited this year. :cry:
 
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