Yellow Mangosteen is a round fruit with very tart yellow segments. The high acidity makes it ideal for jams and jellies but removing the seed and skin can be time consuming. Easier to grow in the subtropics than the purple mangosteen, but the flavour is altogether different. The tree grows well in full sun and shade. It will tolerate and continue to fruit heavily in drought conditions. The tree is very attractive, with large drooping leaves and a layered form. The fruit can reach 8-10 cm in length and looks highly ornamental when in the tree.
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
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1 (Self Pollinating)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Likes Temps above 5deg
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All Leaves (Evergreen)
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Question & Answer
Would they fruit in pots and i live in north ryde sydney From:
This one is better grown in the ground as it is quite a large plant 6-8 meters when grown in the ground. If grown in a pot it is going to stay small however I am not sure how it would go being a much larger plant. Not recommended but perhaps worth a go if it is something you are passionate about as an experiment. In relation to climate they are very sensitive to frosts so you would need to protect them especially while they are young.
Customer Comments on Yellow Mangosteen
Fruits in about 6 years in Hawaii. | Val Pulcris - Hilo, HAWAI 19-Nov-2013
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