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Veliyath Gardens

Theobroma gileri Live Plant

Regular price 900.00
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Theobroma gileri is an evergreen tree growing up to 14 metres tall, native to Northern S. America - Colombia, Ecuador. It is a species of tree in the family mallows.  The edible fruits and seeds are commonly gathered from the wild and consumed locally. A chocolate made from the seed is of good quality and the juicy, sweet, flavourful pulp is delicious and refreshing.

Botanical Name: Theobroma gileri 

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 2 to 3 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate