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Governor's Plum Fruit Plants (Flacourtia Indica)

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Madagascar Plum (Flacourtia indica):

Botanical Name: Flacourtia Indica

Common Names: Madagascar Plum, Indian Plum, Ramontchi, Governor's Plum

General Information: Native to tropical Africa, Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka, Indo-china, Indonesia, and China. Large shrub or small tree, Deep red acid fruits resembling small plums, Pome fruit, an inch thick, scarlet, turning purple when ripe, 6 to 10 seeds in stacked carpels. Highly meaty pulp, delicious with an acidic tang, can be yellow or white.

Health Benefits: Fruits used as appetizing, digestive, and diuretic, Traditional use in treating jaundice and enlarged spleen

Leaves and roots used in herbal therapy for snakebites, Bark used for treating arthritis and intermittent fever

Various plant parts used for treating bacterial throat infections, pneumonia, and cough

Historically used for treating diarrhea. Traditional medicinal uses for snakebite treatment, arthritis, and respiratory issues

Diuretic properties, Appetizing and digestive qualities, Potential antibacterial properties.

Cultivation Details:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-4 Years

Maintenance Required:  Moderate


Planting and Care

The tree is easy to grow, self-fertile and doesn't require much care, not as particular about soil and very versatile in terms of watering.

Special Feature

It helps prevent anaemia, arthritis, cough, colds, snake bites, diarrhoea, immunity, and heal bone ailments. It helps treat cough, snake bites as well as throat infections.


Fruits are eaten raw or cooked in the culinary uses. It is also used for medicinal purposes. It has a sweet and acid flavour used to make preserves, jams, and jellies. The pulp is white or yellow and is generally used for the fermentation of wines.