Monday, June 6, 2016

Soursop, jackfruit dutch

Soursop, jackfruit dutch, or durian Netherlands  (Annona muricata L.) is a useful plant from the Caribbean, Central America and South America. In various regions of Indonesia known as jackfruit sebrang, jackfruit lye (Java), jackfruit Walanda, soursop (Sunda), jackfruit buris, nangkelan (Madura), sugar apple Java (Bali), boh Lona (Aceh), Durio ulondro (Nias), durian betawi (Minangkabau), as well as guava lye (in Lampung, "Nangko Belando" (Palembang). the mention of "Dutch" and its variations indicate that the soursop (from Dutch: zuurzak, meaning "pouch acid") brought by the colonial Dutch East Indies to archipelago, which in the 19th century, although it did not come from Europe.

This plant is grown commercially for the flesh is taken. This plant can grow in any place, is best planted in the area are quite watery. Soursop name itself comes from the Dutch language. Zuurzak. which means "sour sac".

This plant is grown commercially or sideline to take the fruit. Soursop tree can reach a height of 9 meters. In Indonesia, soursop can grow well at an altitude of 1000 m above sea level.

Soursop fruit is not true, the size is quite large up to 20-30 cm with a weight of 2.5 kg. The so-called "fruit" is actually a collection of fruits (fruit aggregate) with a single seed that coincide and loss of boundaries between pieces. Soursop fruit flesh is white and has black seeds. The fruit is often used as raw material for juice drinks and ice cream. Soursop fruit contains a lot of carbohydrates, especially fructose. The content of other nutrients are vitamin C, vitamin B1 and vitamin B2 which is quite a lot. [3] The seeds are toxic, and can be used as a natural insecticide, as well as sugar apple seeds.