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Veliyath Gardens

Cuban Mangosteen Fruit Plant (Garcinia Aristata)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Cuban Mangosteen, Manaju, Palo De Cruz

Botanical Name: Garcinia Aristata

General Information:

Type: Short tree relative to the mangosteen.

Fruits: Small orange-yellow fruits with soft pulp.

Growing Conditions: Thrives in high pH sandy loam, suitable for cultivation in southwest Florida.

Taste: Sweet with mild citrus tones, resembling a mixture of Garcinia intermedia and Garcinia livingstonei.

Health Benefits:

Rich in essential nutrients, including Vitamin C, Vitamin B9 (folate), Vitamin B1 (thiamine), Vitamin B2 (riboflavin), Manganese, Copper, and Magnesium. Unique antioxidant profile with Vitamin C, folate, and xanthones.

Xanthones show potential anti-inflammatory, anticancer, anti-aging, and antidiabetic effects. Xanthones and fiber may contribute to reducing inflammation according to animal research.

Xanthones inhibit cancer cell growth based on test-tube and animal studies. Animal and human research suggests a role in weight loss and obesity prevention. Xanthone compounds contribute to maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.

Fiber and Vitamin C support immune health. Antibacterial properties of certain plant compounds may benefit immune health. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds may protect skin cells from sun damage and aging.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 4-5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate