June Plum (golden apple)
Spondias dulcis, called June plum in Jamaica. However, it is commonly called ‘jew plum’ by many people in Jamaica. June plum was introduced in Jamaica in 1872.
Green June Plum
Ripe June Plum
Ripe June plum is peeled and eaten by itself or lightly sprinkled with salt to enhance the taste
Nutritional Facts about June Plum
June plum contains protein and dietary fibre. It is fat-free, cholesterol-free, and unsaturated.
June plums are an excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of vitamin K
June plum is a good source of iron and the unripe ones contain a high amount of protein
The natural antioxidants are good for proper bodily functions