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Nutritious of Rambutan N-18 Fruit

Rambutans are rich in vitamin C, which is a potent antioxidant. Consuming antioxidants helps fight off free radicals, which are waste products in your body that can damage your cells. Antioxidants have been shown to reduce cellular damage and potentially reduce the risk of cancer in many individuals. Rambutan is very nutritious and may offer health benefits ranging from weight loss and better digestion to increased resistance to infections.

 Robust growth and consistently high yield observed in Kerala, hence ideal for commercial cultivation.Fruits are large in size, ovate in shape, and outer skin and hairs are red in color, the fleshy portion wrapping the seed is translucent in color. Sweet in taste with a slight mix of tanginess.

It produces red and white blood cells because of copper and manganese. And useful in anti ageing. In healthy adults, two rambutan fruits will suffice to meet their daily vitamin C requirements. Rambutan is high in dietary fibres, which help to maintain normal bowel movement after a heavy meal. The calcium in rambutan fruit is absorbed by the body’s bones, assisting in the maintenance of adequate bone density for day-to-day functioning and unrestricted movement.

Rambutan fruits are highly nutritious, being rich in carbohydrates, vitamins, calcium, magnesium and potassium.Rambutan grows well in a warm tropical climate. Lands prone to waterlogging are not good for growing Rambutan. Slightly sloped lands are ideal. Budding is the best method for producing high-quality Rambutan planting materials. Buddings produce fruits after 2 or 3 years with optimum production occurring after 6 or 8 years if managed well.

  • The ideal spacing between two saplings is 40 ft, which can vary from place to place depending upon the weather condition.
  • In one acre of land, up to 35 saplings could be planted.
  • The pits (1m sq.) should be filled with topsoil mixed with 3 pots of well decomposed cow-dung manure or compost and 1 kg each of rock phosphate. Then place the plant with the bud union above the soil level.
  • A handful of compost or dried cow-dung manure and rock phosphate mixed with soil should be sprinkled around the planting hole. Additional fertilizers can be given after 6 months, but only after the new flush of leaves are emerged and matured.
  • Proper irrigation is essential during the dry season. Keep the orchard clean by periodic removal of weeds. Dried branches and water suckers should be removed regularly.