Sharon fruit is a native Chinese fruit. It is a deep orange, waxy fruit of which the shape is similar to a tomato. The flesh is orange coloured, has a sweet flavour and when firm possesses an apple-like crunch. The fruit contains no seeds.Sharon fruit can be used fresh or dried and are commonly eaten out-of-hand. The fruit is sweet and therefore popular for salads, yogurt, juices, sauces and stuffing cakes and cookies. The skin can be eaten, but this is commonly not done.