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Chayote is a tropical member of the cucumber and squash family, but is actually a fruit. Except for the seed, the entire fruit is edible. It is an excellent source of folate and a good source of vitamin C. Both nutrients contribute to a healthy heart and vascular system. Chayote


Vitamin C supports a healthy immune system Folate helps maintain a healthy heart Manganese supports energy metabolism
Good Source of Vitamin C, which supports a healthy immune system.
Excellent Source of Folate, which supports heart health.
Good Source of Manganese, which supports energy metabolism.


Make the most of your fruit! Learn how to select, prep, and protect your farm-fresh produce.


How do you select chayote?

Select a firm, unblemished, clear-green chayote.


How do you store chayote?

It can be stored for up to one month uncovered in a cool, dark place, or in a plastic bag refrigerated for up to a week.

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