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Veliyath Gardens

Red Mombin Fruit Plant (Spondias purpurea)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Jocote, Purple Mombin, Hog Plum, Sineguela

Botanical Name: Spondias purpurea

General Information:

Native to tropical regions of the Americas, from Mexico to Brazil. A very small tree, reaching a maximum height of about 25 feet. Small, round fruit with red or yellow skin. Yellow, sweet, and sour flesh with a large seed.

Culinary Use:

Eat raw or cooked, Used to make jams, jellies, sauces, juices, smoothies, and cocktails. Suitable for pickling, baking, and preserves.

Health Benefits:

Rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Supports the immune system (vitamin C). Promotes good digestion (dietary fiber). Reduces inflammation, and improves heart health. Regulates blood pressure and fluid balance. Source of iron for red blood cell formation.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate