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VELVET APPLE TREE

Botanical Name: Diospyros discolor
Description

The Velvet Apple Tree is about the same size as an apple They are bright red in colour and where they are native such as the Phillipines they are treasured by their people. Velvet Apples grow well in tropical to subtropical environments throughout Australia.

Velvet Apple

Velvet Apple

Also known as Mabola, is closely related to the persimmon. About the size of an apple, with mildly sweet flavored, somewhat mealy, flesh. The red coloured fruits are highly esteemed in some areas, but barely known in most parts of the world. Native to the Phillipines
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$19.75 0 Seedling Large Email Me When Available

Velvet Apple - Grafted

Also known as Mabola, is closely related to the persimmon. About the size of an apple, with mildly sweet flavored, somewhat mealy, flesh. The red coloured fruits are highly esteemed in some areas, but barely known in most parts of the world. Native to the Phillipines
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$39.00 0 Grafted Large Email Me When Available Seeking Propagation Material

Plant Information or Specifications

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

+10m

Plants required to Pollinate

2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

Fruiting/Harvest Months

March, April, May

 

Customer Comments on Velvet Apple Tree

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

Velvet Apple Tree

Unless you like bubble-gum plavoured cheese perhaps give this one a miss. However, if you do, they are highly productive. Apparently in the Phillipines they are made into chips. | Jeff Middleton - Cow Bay, QLD 18-Nov-2010
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