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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Climate Subtropical (#ClimateSubtropical), Climate Tropical (#ClimateTropical), Colour Fruit Skin Red (#ColourFruitSkinRed), Eat Fresh (#EatFresh), Grow Full Sun (#GrowFullSun), Leaves Semi Deciduous (#LeavesSemiDeciduous), Pollination - Dioecious (#Pollination-Dioecious), Size Height 10m + (#SizeHeight10m+), Size Plant Width 5-10m (#SizePlantWidth5-10m)
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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?
Likes Temps above 5deg, Sometimes
Amount of leaves in Winter?
All Leaves (Evergreen)
Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas
Is it a Dwarf Fruit Tree?
No (Full Size)
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest
Sun or Shade
Preferred Soil Type
March, April, May
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Customer Comments on Velvet Apple
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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