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WONGAI PLUM

Manilkara kauki Wongai Plum foliageBy Photo by David J. Stang CC BY-SA 4.0 (Photo Credits)
Botanical Name: Manilkara kauki
Description

Edible, orange-red fruit is 3-4cm long, the fruit is reported to be very tasty, and is traditionally eaten by Torres Straight Islanders who travel from island to island to harvest the crop. Tree to 25m tall, often with a gnarled and low-branched bole.

Other Names: Mimusops kauki, caqui, sawo kacik
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$19.90 9 Seedling Pot: 0.75L
Height: 20-30cm

$2.95 0 Seedling Pot: 0.25L
Height: 10-20cm
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Plant Information or Specifications

Preferred Climate

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

+10m

Plants required to Pollinate

1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?

Likes Temps above 5deg

Amount of leaves in Winter?

All Leaves (Evergreen)

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)

 

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Suggest put seed in water and cull floaters that commonly have borers. Tried wide range of strategies to see how to strike seeds. No one strategy seems best. Think very fresh seed in soil may be as effective as any trick I’ve tried. | Don - Cairns, Qld 16-Nov-2018
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