Handsome foliage evergreen tree grown for Summer ripe fruit with grape like flesh. Popular in S.E Asian gardens.
Fruit rich in vitamin C that is grown popularly in Asian back yards - originally from Thailand.
FEATURES: Large lobed, bright green foliage which is aromatic when crushed forms a tall slender tree. Sprays of white flowers become loose clusters of brownish fruit. Thin crisp skins split easily and the grape-like greenish flesh can be eaten directly seeds and all.
CONDITIONS: Suited to fertile, free draining moist soils in full sun. For warm to tropical climates. Can recover from light frost damage. Minimum of -20'C. Coastal gardens.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Enrich soil with manure and compost in a thick mulch. Water well.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• eat fruit fresh or make jam or dessert recipes
• make juice or pies
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