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Varieties Of Fruits In Nigeria (6 of 13)


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Garden Egg 
 The garden egg is known as 'anara' or 'nnya' in the eastern parts and 'igba' in the western parts of Nigeria respectively. The fruit is a common feature in traditional ceremonies especially in the western part of the country. Propagated through seeds, it is ascrub grown around homes and in gardens. 

There are a lot of varieties but two are most common - the garden egg has its green and white species while the egg plant is used in porridges and other home menus. Garden eggs can be oblong,spherical or round in shape and can be slightly bitter. 


Garden Egg