This Garcinia species is indigenous to Bornea, Thailand and Phillipines and is cultivated as a fruit tree in South East Asia and has been introduced to Tropical America. It thrives in moist shady tropical envirements and is not fastidious of soil types. The soft yellow flesh has a butter like consistency and pleasant acid flavour. It can be eaten fresh or preserved and served in sherberts. It can be also cooked and candied. The seeds have a pleasant taste.
Plant Information or Specifications
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
, February, March
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