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Veliyath Gardens

Damson Plum Fruit Plant (Terminalia microcarpa)

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Plant Type

Common Name: Damson plum, Bandicoot, Sovereignwood, Damson, kalumpit

Botanical Name: Terminalia microcarpa

General Informartion:

Tree species in the family Combretaceae Can grow 10 - 40 meters tall. Straight, cylindrical bole, unbranched for up to half the height of the tree. Native to E. Asia - Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, New Guinea, and northern Australia, Edible fruit commonly gathered from the wild for local use. Timber is a major exportable hardwood in New Guinea. Provides medicines and materials for local use, Cultivated as a fruit crop on a home garden scale in the Philippines. Sometimes used for avenue plantings, Fruits can be eaten raw or boiled and made into jam. Fleshy fruit has a sweet, sour flavor.

Health Benefits:

Damson plums are considered a fruit with a high concentration of bioactive compounds, such as vitamins (A, C, and E).

They contain other compounds contributing to their antioxidant capacity, helping remove or neutralize free radicals that can cause cellular damage.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 5 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate