• Rollinia deliciosa
• Rollina mucosa
Vigorous tree for sub/tropical climates grown for delicious creamy fleshed fruit.
FEATURES: Fruits have soft spine pattern, smooth dark brown seeds and sweet aromatic creamy flesh. Pick when fruit slightly soft. Best eaten straight from tree. Flavour taints after 12-24hrs. R. mucosa is more frost tolerant and a heavier cropper than R. deliciosa.
CONDITIONS: Suited to rich fertile preferably sandy loam soils in a sunny site in sub/tropical climates. Tolerates light frosts once established.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Enrich soil with rich compost, mulch well and fertilise regularly during growing season. Water by deep soaking. Lightly prune to an open vase shape in Spring.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• tropical or coastal subtropical gardens
• beautiful fruit for home garden