Velvet Apple

Diospyros blancoi

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
Other Names: Mabola

$27.75

Specifications of Velvet Apple

Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From SeedlingLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) +10m

Plants required to Pollinate 3 Plants (Male and Female)Learn about Pollination

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

Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree? No (Full Size)

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 Reviews & Tips

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Ayesha Shanthi
7y ago

Colombo, Sri Lanka, SRI

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.

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