Bedugul is a destination located at an altitude of 1,500 meters above sea level. The cool air at Lake Bedugul makes tourists feel pleasant enjoying their relaxing time. Uniquely, there are characteristic plants with soft fruit like snow. So this fruit is often called a snow fruit.
The snow fruit trees that grow in Bedugul are cultivated by the local community. Although many grow wild in forest areas. At first glance, it looks like a cotton ball. But actually, snow fruit is different from cotton fruit. Based on taxonomy, the plant with the scientific name Inga Edulis is its natural habitat in South America.
The taste of snow fruit is unique. Faint aroma of vanilla glow in one bite. The sweet taste overwhelms the tongue along with the cold sensation. Although considered to have a unique taste, the seeds of the snow fruit are larger. So that the delicious taste must be enjoyed slowly and full of tenderness. Unlike ordinary fruit, snow fruit does not contain much water. In one fruit, there are eight to nine pieces of seeds.
It is not easy to find snow fruit. If it's not in season, you will find it easier to find strawberries and salak than snow fruit in Bedugul. In other words, you can only get this fruit when it is harvest season.
To recognize it, the shape of the fruit is similar to peanuts. But larger in size along the index finger. The color is brownish-green oval. Some people believe that this snow fruit is beneficial. Starting from maintaining skin beauty to improving health. You can get this unique fruit during harvest season. Snow fruit is sold for Rp. 40,000 to Rp. 50,000 per kilogram around Bedugul, Candikuning Village, Baturiti District, Tabanan Regency.