MAPRANG (SYN. GANDARIA)
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.
Plant Information or Specifications
Learn About Climate Zones
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
, February, March
Customer Comments on Maprang (syn. Gandaria)
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. | Mike Trenerry - Cairns, QLD 04-Jun-2011
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