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Botanical Name: Sclerocarya birrea

Fruit is very juicy and aromatic and is the size of a small plum. It may be eaten fresh and the flesh has an extremely high vitamin C content. It may also be cooked to produce jam, juices and alcoholic beverages. It also has 2 small very tasty high protein nuts. It is a large, dioecious, deciduous tree which grows wild in northern South Africa.

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$27.00 0 Seedling Pot: 165mm
Height: 40-50cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)


Plants required to Pollinate

3 Plants (Male and Female)
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Can it Handle Frosts?


Amount of leaves in Winter?

No Leaves (Deciduous)

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Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months

February, March, April, May


Customer Comments on Marula

Tree Information on growing, planting, pruning, maintenance, ripening, taste, pick or bonsai tips. But mainly how to grow a Marula Share Your Advice or ask questions on our Forum


These love the heat. A friend has them in Geraldton WA. They are a pretty tree with blueish grey folage and grey bark. Ideal for Hot Dry sub/Tropical zones with minimal to no frost | Reville - Tabulam , NSW 08-Jul-2008


Marula stones are very easily sprouted on their intended growing sites by completely enclosing them in fresh manure: that from cattle is preferred, but horse, rabbit, pig and chicken will suffice. Marula trees are very frost tender. | Keith Taylor - Bloempoort, MP 31-Dec-2008


Hi my name is yadeep M B i am from Kerala (India) how can i buy marula plant for my farm and how to care marula plant ? | Yadeep M B - Wayanad, Keral 25-May-2018
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