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If you want to attract song birds, plant an American Black Elderberry bush. Over 50 different song birds love the taste of these berries!

Contributed by Alyssa Green

Ambarella is from South and South-East Asia. In Vietnam, they soak the fruit in liquid and it's sweetened with artificial sweetener to taste like licorice. Ambarella can also be used as a skin softener.

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African Moringa seeds can produce oil used for cooking. The thickened root of the plant has been used as horseradish in the past. This is now know to be dangerous due to the harmful alkaloids it contains that can lead to death!

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The African cherry orange is small and resembles a tangerine. In Uganda, a special mixture is made from the root of the plant and is supposedly a powerful aphrodisiac only for men.

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Ackee is Jamaica's national fruit and used in many dishes there. However, if prepared improperly can lead to vomiting, coma and sometimes even death.

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The Acerola Cherry is grown in warmer climates such as the Caribbean. Exposure to to temperatures less than 30° F will kill it.

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Acai is a berry commonly found in South America. It has gained popularity for it's great antioxidant properties.

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Abiu contains a milky core not recommended for consumption. However the jelly-flesh is delicious.

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What's Hot & Happening: Belconnen Fresh Fruit Markets

Contributed by Jessica Navarrete

Fresh Market Fruit & Vegetables, Part 1

Contributed by Jessica Navarrete