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Fingersop Fruit Plant (Meiogyne cylindrocarpa)

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Plant Type

Meiogyne cylindrocarpa (Fingersop, Bush Apricot) - 

Common Names: Fingersop, Bush Apricot

Botanical Name: Meiogyne cylindrocarpa

General Information:

Small, pretty ornamental tree/shrub with layered growth

Native to Borneo, Java, the Marianas, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Vanuatu, and Western Australia.

Ripe fruit is red to orange; unripe fruit is green.

Resembles a finger, hence the name "finger sop."

The flavor is sweet and has been compared to sapodilla with a floral note.

Nutritional Benefits:

Rich in vitamin C, High in fiber, aiding in the removal of toxic waste. Vitamin C supports skin health, and tissue repair, and may help manage skin conditions like psoriasis and acne

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate