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Usually smaller than traditional apples, Kei Apples grow well near costal areas like Florida and California since they are very salt tolerant.

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Karonda has been used for its medical properties in India for over 1000 years. It is said to be effective against intestinal parasites among its other uses. Careful when eating as it does stain easily.

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Karkalla is described as having a salty apple taste. It can attribute its salty taste to the salt water it usually grows near.

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Kapok fruit can produce about 200 seeds each! Among its many uses, the seeds can also be used to make soap.

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Kandis has a taste similar to yellow mangosteen with a slightly more sour acidic taste.

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Looking to protect yourself fro the common cold? Kakadu Plums have the highest vitamin C content of any known fruit. Possibly 1000 times more than a common orange!

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In 1998, Kakadu limes were discovered in Australia and are also known as the "Humpty Doo" lime.

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Kahikatea is considered one of the tallest native trees in New Zealand at 218 feet! To harvest the berries grown from it, natives had to shake the tree until the fruit fell. Some natives climbed the trees, pick the berries, and drop them down to their fellow tribesman below. As someone afraid of heights that's pretty brave!

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In Thailand, Kaffir Limes are believed to repel evil spirits and promote spiritual health.

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In the Japanese city of Usuki, there are living Kabosu trees planted over 300 years ago!

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