Hala fruit looks like the inside of a planet

When you think of a fruit, you would imagine it to be like an apple or pear. However, you would never have seen a fruit that looks like multicolored spikes and is also edible.

The fruit grows in a tree called Hala, or Pandanus, with the name varying based on the region. Typically, it is found near white and sandy beaches that are accompanied with blue water.

 

When you first look at it, it looks like a green pineapple. But, when you open it, you will notice that it has a white core and is surrounded by petal-like spikes that have a tinge of colors ranging between orange, yellow or red.

It is very beautiful and it has actually been featured in many proverbs and myths. The fruit is rich in Vitamin C and is sweet.

The fruit is turned into a powder and mixed with water to make a drink. It is high in medicinal value and is known for its ability to fight asthma, cold and even cancer. When you dry the fruit, it has rich fiber and can be used in baskets, rugs or even balls. Not only is the fruit visually attractive, it is great in nutrition as well!

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