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Spanish Cherry

Mimusops elengi

a.k.a. Kabiki, Baula

Orange-red fruit with sweet yellow pulp.

Seed Availability

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Description

Small to medium sized evergreen tree.

Hardiness

Hardy to at least 32F.

Growing Environment

Little cultural information is available, but the plant seems to grow well in subtropical climates and can stand brief frosts. Probably tolerant of some drought.

Propagation

By seeds.

Uses

Fruits are eaten fresh. Various parts of the tree have medicinal properties.

Native Range

Native to India.

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