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Veliyath Gardens

Red Tampoi Fruit Plant (Baccaurea costulata)

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Plant Type

Common Names: Tampoi, Red Tampoi, Lara

Botanical Name: Baccaurea costulata

General Information:

Very rare fruit tree native to the rainforests of eastern Sumatra and northern and western Borneo

Size can vary from a shrub about 5 meters tall to a large tree with a dense crown of 25 meters or more

The edible fruit is gathered from the wild for local use, Also cultivated in gardens, and the fruit is sold in local markets

Delicious fruits with a taste resembling strawberry, Tree comes true from seed in fruit quality. 

Nutritional Information:

Tampoi fruit is a good source of beneficial phenols and flavonoids and contains carotenoids. Flesh provides high levels of antioxidants.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate