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Duck apple

Duck apple ((Picture by Basil Griffith.))

Thu, November 01, 2012 - 12:01 AM

“I will eat it, but I am sorry I can’t do something to keep it for life.”

So said Garnet Issacs, 65, of his duck-shaped golden apple fruit.

The Oistins, Christ Church resident said he was shocked when he went to pick the fruits on Monday from a tree on his premises.

“I was surprised when I realized it was deformed. It is a sign of the times. I have never seen anything like this,” he said.

The golden apple, which is known scientifically as Spondias dulcis, has a myriad of uses; it can be eaten freshly picked or used to make a refreshing drink, jams, cooked in stews, among other uses. (MM)

Here, Issacs looking intently at his duck-shaped golden apple.

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Posted by Cheese On 1 year, 5 months ago
Very Unique!
You can keep it for a long time if you Take a Picture and then Laminate it (Waterproofs it).
Also Record a Video so you can see it at all angles and Store it Safely e.g on a USB Drive or a CD or DVD!

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Posted by Chris Wright 1 year, 5 months ago
There may an art student who will be willing to make it out of clay for you.

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