Loading... Please wait...

Hover over main image to zoom

Canarium schweinfurthii - African Elemi


Product Description

1 seed per pack. An important African tree, both for its edible fruits and as a source of elemi, a resin with a variety of uses in medicine and industry. The purple to black colored fruits have an olive-like flavor and are popular snacks in parts of Africa. The seed kernel is also said to be edible (related to the pili nut) and can be used as a substitute for shea butter. Medium to large sized, tropical tree. Not tolerant of frosts. Native to west and central Africa. Seeds are fresh, cannot be stored and should be planted on receipt. #4602

We need your help in finding a picture for this plant, $20 in store credit! Photo must be your original work.

Calculated at checkout


Join Our E-Newsletter!