Maprang, Plum Mango

Bouea macrophylla

Maprang picture taken by staff member Kath [All Rights Reserved] From Thailand in April 2018

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A large tree to 18 m tall with a dense crown and straight trunk. The small cream flowers are followered by the elongated 10 cm long yellow fruits. The edible skin surrounds the sweet or sour orange to red flesh.Uses: Maprang fruits, especially the sweet varieties, are consumed fresh or eaten cooked in syrup. Entire immature fruits are chopped and used as an ingredient in the spicy condiment sambal, and are pickled to prepare asinan. Young leaves are also consumed in salads and eaten with sambal.
Other Names: Marian Plum, Gandaria, Plum Mango


Specifications of Maprang, Plum Mango

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)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas VIC, SA, WA, ACT

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 February, March

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Maprang, Plum Mango Reviews & Tips

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Mike Trenerry
10y ago

Cairns, QLD

Maprang (syn. Gandaria)

There are sweet,sweet/sour and sour types in Queensland and they are better than most SE Asian types.Seedling bear well even if not watered after about 5 years.

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