I'm so sweet and long and yellow,
I'm not green when I am mellow,
I'm a fruit which grows on palms.
Taste a piece! Do not have qualms!
I am striped with green and white,
red with black on the inside,
Cut me up and take a slice,
Don't I taste extremely nice?
Green and prickly is my skin,
But I'm pale and fresh within,
You can pickle me with salt,
I'll be great in winter's cold