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Ridan Fruit Plants (Salacca Affinis)

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Plant Type

Ridan Fruit (Salacca Affinis):

Botanical Name: Salacca affinis

Common Names: Red Salak, Red Snakefruit Salak, Red Snakefruit, Buah Ridan Salak, Buah Ridan, Linsum, Salak Hutan, Buah Manau, Kelubi, Buah Rotan, Ridan

General Information:

Native to the Malay Peninsula, Sumatra, Borneo, and Singapore

Unusual shrub grown for sweet, red, spindle-shaped fruits

Fruits covered in snakeskin texture

Somewhat sour, sweet, juicy, and aromatic

Challenging to handle without gloves

Health Benefits:

Beta-carotene, a potent antioxidant, aids in treating vision problems like nearsightedness.

The bark contains substances that help alleviate diarrhea quickly.

Antioxidants and minerals support cardiovascular system health.

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-4 years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Planting and Care

The plant bears flowers and fruits throughout the year, but it also has its peak season. They require to be kept in the shade away from the direct sunlight, and they need plenty of water.

Special Feature

These fruits have a high level of potassium, thiamine, iron, calcium and vitamin C which has anti-diarrheal properties as well.


The potent antioxidant beta carotene aids in the treatment of vision problems such as nearsightedness. Its bark includes substances that can help you get rid of diarrhoea quickly. Antioxidants and minerals help to keep the cardiovascular system in good working order and aid in water control in the body.