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VELVET APPLE

Velvet AppleBotanical Name: Diospyros blancoi
Description

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

Other Names: Mabola
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

Tropical, Subtropical
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)

+10m

Plants required to Pollinate

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

Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas

WA

Water Requirements

Moderate Watering

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

March, April, May

 

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Velvet Apple ( Mabola )

I have a velvet apple plant grow by a seed.can I bonsai it or how can I maintain as a small tree and get fruits 2 , 3 years. | Ayesha Shanthi - Colombo, Sri Lanka, SRI 09-Nov-2014
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Velvet Apple (Seedling)

Kath's Edible Fruits
Update: 2582 days 13hrs

Comments: - A winter planting, suffered from shock, dropped all its leaves for quite some time, has not yet florished, yet, it has it first flowers.

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