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Kowa fruit Plants (Garcinia Kowa)

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Plant Type

Common Name:

Kowa Fruit, also known as Cowa Fruit or Cowa Mangosteen.

Botanical Name:

Garcinia Kowa.


Kowa Fruit is an evergreen tropical fruit plant, native to various regions in Asia, including India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Malaysia, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, and Southwest China.

The fruit resembles a small pumpkin, and it has a sweet taste with a balanced level of sourness. The fruit's color can vary from green to pale yellow.


Kowa Fruit is one of several hundred species in the Garcinia genus, with its likely origin traced back to India and Southeast Asia.

Medicinal Uses:

The tree is harvested for its edible fruits and leaves.

In local folk medicine, various parts of the Kowa tree have been used for their medicinal properties:

Bark: Used as an antipyretic (fever-reducer) and antimicrobial agent.

Latex: Used as an antipruritic (anti-itching).

Fruits and Leaves: Utilized to improve blood circulation, as an expectorant for coughs and indigestion, and as a laxative.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3-4 Years.

Maintenance Required: Moderate.

Planting and Care

It's key to keep the soil evenly moist, especially for young trees as they establish their roots. Mulch around the tree both can help to suppress weeds and to retain soil moisture.

Special Feature

Significant source of calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, and vitamin C.


Helps in weight loss, decreases belly fat, lowers levels of bad cholesterol and increases lean muscle mass.