The “Heavenly Peach” in Luding - the Fruit of Cactus

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The Luding Xiantao (means Heavenly Peach in Chinese) is the fruit of cactus mainly grown in the Gangping area, ...

The Luding Xiantao (means “Heavenly Peach” in Chinese) is the fruit of cactus mainly grown in the Gangping area, Valley of Dadu River. With the steep slope, high rock and perfect climate, this area has the most suitable of growth conditions for the palmate cactus. Cactus are perennial herb that can grow to 2 - 3 meters in height. People called the fruit of cactus “Xiantao”. The unripe fruit has a deep green color and will turn into bright green and light yellow when it becomes ripe. You can consume the edible part by removing the skin, and it taste just like bananas.

“Xiantao” is the fruit of cactus, which is perennial herb with 2 to 3 meters height. People called the fruit of cactus “Xiantao”. The unripe fruits have a deep green color and it will turn bright green and light yellow when it becomes ripe. Remove the skin and eat. It contains seeds which are edible.

With its palatable taste and beneficial medical properties, the Luding “Xiantao” is popular among local residents and tourists. It is sold at about 0.5-2 Yuan for one, which also makes it one of the best choice for a present.



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