Mangosteen PurpleGarcinia mangostana
Purple Mangosteen from Bali
Specifications of Mangosteen Purple
Preferred Climate TropicalLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m
Plants required to Pollinate 1 (Self Pollinating), 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 5+ Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)
Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months April, May, June
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Customer Tips & Reviews Mangosteen Purple
We have a young mangosteen grown from seed (approx 1.5m) and it is deciduous, leaves turn a brilliant red during late winter, then re-sprouts com September
I have a 5m tall mangosteen tree grown from a seedling through the post. I'm about 4km from the sea. I put it down the side of the house under some large palms between us & the neighbours house, it's growing beautifully. I'm hoping for fruit in Feb
Try growing them hydroponically in rockwool cubes w/acidic nutrient solution for first 10 months, with both foliar and root applications. Use excellent nutrients and avoid deficiencies. Frequent rooting gel apps every 10 days (place gel on lower stem).
Mangosteen is called the Queen of fruits in Thailand. I always eat it at least 1 kilo a times. I'm not kidding!!! I'm Thai and eat a lots. It is very nice. I really want to grow it at my place then I will have fresh mangosteen to eat as much as I can :)))
Bella Vista, NSW
I was told by Kath from Daley's that I cannot grow Mangosteen in Sydney. Wish me luck!!!
I would not believe that mangosteen fruits in sydney without good photographic evidence.
CALAMVALE, QLD, Australia
Yes i know this is brave of me in Brisbane but i'm stubborn and i just CRAVE the fruit, ever since i tried my first one, and unsuccessfully planting the seeds, i must have more! And we get such sad old hard fruits in the supermarket from Thailand, i wi...
Fruits within 6 years if pampered in NQ.Trees cannot handle wind or drying out.
Strathpine, Qld, Australia
Would love to grow any Mangosteen - problem now is lack of space. Have never tried the fruit either.
Fruits successfully in coastal Sydney (frost free, warm temperate climate) if given a position in full sun, sheltered from winter winds, and watered deeply once weekly in dry weather.
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This particular mangostana purple garcina genus is sweeterand it's aril tenderer. From Thailand'Queen Victoria Mangosteen. named &refine mangosteen genus with enriched vitamins and stronger medicinal values.
Bardon, Qld, Australia
I love the taste of these fruit! But I am not sure if they will grow as far south as Brisbane.
Is not pollinated, fruit and seeds are always clones of the parent. Ultra-tropical, killed at 4C. To grow properly it needs year-round hot, steamy weather. Not worth trying south of Mackay QLD. The best fruit in the world!