This fresh fruit native to Ecuador, ranges from 8 to 12 inches lengthy and about 4 inches in diameter. Your skin, that will be totally edible, turns from green to golden-yellow whilst ripens. Babaco is better eaten natural, includes triple the amount of papain than found in papaya, and is an excellent way to obtain vitamins A and C.
babaco [Vasconcellea × heilbornii, syn.: Carica pentagona, C. ×heilbornii var. pentagona]