Rambutans are oval in shape. They have thick skin covered with long hairs.Unripe rambutans have pinkish-yellow skin and are coverd with light green hairs.Mature fruits have dark red skin and red hairs with light green tips. The seeds are also oval in shape. The taste is very sweet. Rambutan trees produce fruit mostly during May to September, They are widely grown in the South and East. They are a source of carbohydrate, protein, calcium, phosphorus, iron, niacin and vitamin C.