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Veliyath Gardens

Pouteria macrocarpa Fruit Plant (Pouteria macrocarpa)

Regular price 1,500.00
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Plant Type
Pouteria macrocarpa - (Pouteria macrocarpa)
  • Botanical Name: Pouteria macrocarpa

General Information:

  • Family: Sapotaceae
  • Origin: Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica
  • Type: Evergreen tree, 10-15 feet tall
  • Fruit: Wild, ripe fruits eaten raw, sweet, creamy flavor; green, globose, 10cm diameter, 1-2 large seeds
  • Wood: Locally used, versatile
  • Growth: Thrives in full sun and dappled shade

Medicinal Uses:

  •  Fever, inflammation, skin eruptions, ulcers, diabetes, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, back pain; promotes lactation

Cultivation Information:

  • Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 years
  • Maintenance: Moderate