The Caribbean Dictionary

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coolie plum
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Noun
A small round berry about 3/4 inches in diameter. The fruit is green and turns yellow as it ripens. Ripe fruit may occasionally develop a rust brown colour and a cracked texture. The unripe fruit is firm and slightly acidic, and grows softer and mushier when it ripens. The berries have a single hard seed.
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coolie plum
tali Aug 01, 2012
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tannyluke Jul 06, 2013
One of my favorite fruit. Never saw this fruit in any other parish but Kingston Jamaican.
Angela Oct 26, 2013
Why can't they export these. I love coolie plum especially when they turn nose naught. Lol
Chris Feb 09, 2014
a nuh susumba dat?
tamicia Feb 11, 2015
its so nice and sweet
tamicia Feb 11, 2015
it is so nice and sweet
cecil Jul 09, 2016
Hi. When i lived in spanish town i had a tree in my backyard. It was very common in spanish town. I have never seen it other places in jamaica. Hog plum is totally different than coolie plum. Thanks.
KNO6WLEDGE Feb 08, 2017
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Lj Jul 21, 2017
I have seem it both in kingston and in Spanishh Town. Some nurseries carrys it in Florisa. Very delicious
Lj Jul 21, 2017
Thatis Florida .you can find a few plants in some people's garden...and some Nursery
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