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False Mangosteen

Garcinia cochinchinensis

a.k.a. Fake Mangosteen

A yellow, mangosteen-like fruit with a sweet, acidic flavored pulp.

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Description

An evergreen tree to 20-30ft.

Hardiness

Unknown.

Growing Environment

Little information is available, but the tree grows naturally in hot, humid rain forest areas.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

The fruits are eaten fresh or used to flavor drinks.

Native Range

Native to tropical forests of Southeast Asia.

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