These fruits look like small coconuts with a hard brown shell and a rough exterior similar to a tree bark. Maturity is tested by dropping them from to the ground from a height of 1 foot, if it bounces the fruit needs to ripen more. The fruits are matured by leaving them under the sun for two week to ripen. The pulp of the fruit is brown in color and gives out a pungent smell, this pulp is mostly consumer as fruit juice. Wood Apples are considered a natural treasure in Sri Lanka.