Acerola cherry possess 65 times more Vitamin C than orange. The single fruit provides the minimum requirement of Vitamin C of the recommended amount. It looks like a cherry with acidic and sweet flavor. Fruit loses its flavor as well as nutritional content very fast.
Cherries require high
altitudes and colder climates to grow. Not surprisingly, then, that the fruits
thrive in Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh. As of 2014, Kashmir
dedicates the most land to cherry production. The Shimla region of Himachal
Pradesh has taken interest in cherry harvesting as well. India’s three cherry
growing states cultivate several varieties, in colors ranging from
yellowish-pink to dark red.