Help find #Singapore's seedless rambutans via @JeromeKG | #sgmemory

Help find #Singapore's seedless rambutans via @JeromeKG | #sgmemory

There were a few things my mother remembers well of the area at the time she lived there. One that is fairly interesting is that there was a rambutan plantation, the De Souza Farm, right up Simon Road that was well known for its ‘seedless’ rambutans – rambutans with very small seeds. The area, which is identified today as a Teochew area, was also as it turns out, not exclusive to the Teochews and there was a large community of Eurasians that lived on Simon Road, many belonging to the Seventh Day Adventist congregation as a lot of land and houses there were owned by Seventh Day Adventists. My mother herself had lived in one of the houses owned by a Eurasian lady whose name she doesn’t remember, and mentions that in the same compound there was wooden house with a brick foundation (as many there were) in which the widow of a Seventh Day Adventist minister, whom my mother reme...

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