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Veliyath Gardens

Bush Banana Live Plant (Uvaria chamae)

Regular price 400.00
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Plant Type

Uvaria chamae is a  strange Annona (sugar apple relative), climbing shrub or small tree growing up to 4 metres tall, native to Tropical Africa in a belt from Senegal to the Central African Republic. The tree is used locally, being harvested from the wild for its edible fruit, medicinal and other uses. The root bark is sometimes sold in local markets, mainly for medicinal use. The fruit carpels are in finger-like clusters and they are yellow when ripe and have a sweet pulp which is widely eaten.

Common Name: Finger root,Bush Banana,

Botanical Name: Canarium schweinfurthii

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate