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Ambarella

Spondias dulcis

a.k.a. Golden Apple, Wi-Tree, Otaheite Apple

Pleasant tasting acidic fruit about the size of an apple with a pineapple-mango like flavor and crunchy texture. Fruit is little known throughout much of the world but better varieties have an excellent flavor.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Ambarella. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in May 2013.

Description

Medium sized tree to 40ft. There are both standard and dwarf forms.

Hardiness

The ambarella likes a humid tropical climate and will not fruit in areas that receive frosts.

Growing Environment

Needs a humid climate with ample rainfall to flourish.

Propagation

Usually by seeds which can fruit in 2-4 years.

Uses

Usually eaten raw.

Native Range

Native to parts of southeast Asia. It is rarely cultivated outside of Asia.

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